Lake County deputy hurt in car accident

Posted12/19/2013 9:43 PM

A Lake County sheriff's deputy was injured Thursday night after his squad car was rear-ended by another vehicle, authorities said.

The accident occurred near Route 83 and Winchester Road in an unincorporated area near Mundelein, according to Lake County Sgt. Sara Balmes.


The officer was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, Balmes said. The extent of his injuries was unknown.

The condition of the driver of the other vehicle was also unknown.

Balmes said the accident remained under investigation.

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