Driver crashes into bench, tree in Libertyville park

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By Kayleigh Padar
Daily Herald correspondent
Updated 7/21/2021 6:24 PM

A man was injured Wednesday after driving his car off Route 21 into a park in Libertyville, authorities said.

The man was alone and driving a black sedan south on Route 21 when he swerved off the road and drove through Cook Park, according to a news release from the Libertyville Police Department. His car struck an empty park bench and tree.

 

First responders arrived at Route 21 and E. Church St. at 3:23 p.m. and cut the man from his vehicle, the news release said. He was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville with nonlife-threatening injuries.

Police are still investigating the cause of the crash.

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