2 women killed in head-on crash in Fremont Township

LAKE COUNTY, Ill. -- Two people were killed in a head-on crash Saturday night in Fremont Township along Fairfield Road, north of Route 60.

At about 9:05 p.m., Lake County sheriff's deputies responded to a three-car crash. Officers determined a Ford E350 driven by a 51-year-old man was traveling southbound on Fairfield Road, north of Route 60, when he crossed the median into the northbound lanes and struck a Honda Odyssey driven by a 42-year-old man from Hainesville, according to a Lake County Sheriff's Office.

The Ford then struck another vehicle headed northbound, a Kia Forte driven by a 56-year-old woman of Ingleside, officers said.

The driver and passenger of the Kia, a 64-year-old woman of Round Lake Beach, were pronounced dead at the scene, officers said.

The drivers of the Ford and Honda both have non-life-threatening injuries and were taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, officers said.

The Lake County Sheriff's Office Technical Crash Investigations Unit is investigating the cause of the crash.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire - Copyright Chicago Sun-Times 2019.)