Two critically injured in Sunday crash
WALWORTH—Two people suffered critical injuries in an accident in the town of Walworth at 5 p.m. Sunday, according to a news release from the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office.
Initial investigation showed that a Chevy Cavalier driven by Shawn E. Cummings, 29, of Crystal Lake, Ill, was eastbound on Lakeville Road when he failed to yield after stopping at the stop sign and collided with 2008 Chevy Van driven by Scott D. Bergstrom, 58, of Huntley, Ill., according to the news release. The van was towing a fishing boat and trailer.
Cummings was flown by helicopter to Mercy Hospital and Trauma Center, Janesville, and was in critical condition, according to the news release. The hospital would not release any condition information late Monday.
A passenger in his car, Lia M. Cummings, 7, of Crystal Lake, Ill, was flown to the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. She also was in critical condition, according to the news release.
A second passenger in the car, Sabrina A. Hinde, 22, of Glendale Heights, Ill., and a passenger in the van, William F Binotti, 58, of Tinley Park, Ill., were reported transported for medical attention, but not other information about their conditions was available.
The driver and passengers of the Cavalier were wearing seatbelts.
The road was shut for three hours while police investigated the crash.