Breaking News Bar
updated: 11/8/2017 4:52 PM

Crash leaves parts of Mundelein without power

hello
Success - Article sent! close
 
 

ComEd crews restored power Wednesday for about 500 customers whose service went out Tuesday night after a two-car crash damaged a utility pole at the intersection of Route 60/83 and Hawley Street in Mundelein.

The crash occurred about 7:15 p.m. Tuesday when a car traveling southbound on Route 60/83 ran the red light at Hawley Street, struck another car then slammed into the utility pole, police said. Three people were taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville with minor injuries, Deputy Police Chief John Monahan said.

Stop lights at the intersection had been flashing red since the crash. After power returned, a streetlight company was to set the lights to resume normal operations, Monahan said.

Article Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.