Charges Expected After Fatal Waukegan Accident

Waukegan, IL) A Zion woman is expected to face charges after a fatal accident in Waukegan. Police say the woman, who is only being identified as in her 40’s, blew a red light around noon on Saturday at the intersection of Wadsworth Rd. and N. Lewis Avenue. The woman’s vehicle ended up slamming into a Chevy Malibu, killing it’s driver…a Waukegan male in his 50’s. Two other vehicles were involved in the crash, but they were able to drive away from the scene after an initial investigation. The driver of the offending vehicle was said to have a revoked license and an outstanding warrant for failure to appear on an aggravated battery charge. She was hospitalized with serious injuries, and will likely be charged once she recovers.

Tim Vander Tuuk, WXLC News (1-18-22)