Rt. 137 near Grayslake reopens after crash closed road for five hours
Route 137 near Grayslake was closed for about five hours early Tuesday due to an accident with injuries, officials said.
Lake County Sheriff's Sgt. Curtis Gregory said a gray 1999 Toyota Corolla was westbound on Route 137 just before 5:45 a.m. when the driver lost control of the vehicle in the snow. The car spun into the eastbound lanes where it was hit by a Ford F-450, Gregory said.
The driver of the Toyota was taken Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville with multiple injuries, Gregory said. The victim's condition is unknown.
Both directions of Route 137 were closed for about five hours while the crash scene was investigated, Gregory said. The accident remains under investigation.