One Killed; One Severely Injured in Single Vehicle Crash

Antioch, IL (WLIP)–One person was killed and another left with life threatening injuries after a two vehicle crash Sunday night.

It happened around 10:45 PM in the area of North Avenue and Deep Lake Road in unincorporated Antioch.

According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office a pickup truck driven by a 25 year old man was traveling at a high rate of speed westbound on North Avenue when it left the roadway for an unknown reason.

The truck struck several traffic signs and then rolled multiple times before hitting a tree.

The driver exited the truck, collapsed, and died.

A 27 year old passenger suffered life threatening injuries and was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center.

Investigators say alcohol was a factor in the crash.

An autopsy was scheduled in the crash which remains under investigation.