Man on Lawnmower Injured After Being Struck by Vehicle Near Woodland Schools
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(Gurnee, IL)  A man was seriously injured, after being struck by a car in the Gurnee area. Lake County Sheriff’s officials say the 33-year-old was mowing lawns outside of the Woodland Primary School late on Sunday morning, when he attempted to cross Gages Lake Road to the Woodland Elementary School. That’s when the lawnmower was struck by a vehicle and ejected the man from his mower. The man was hospitalized with serious injuries, the driver of the vehicle (a 72-year-old woman) was unhurt. At this point, no charges, nor citations have been issued, but the matter remains under investigation.

Tim Vander Tuuk, WXLC News (5-24-22)