Round Lake girl killed in car accident
News-Sun Staff Report August 25, 2013 6:28PM
Updated: October 25, 2013 2:22AM
A 6-year-old Round Lake girl was killed in a traffic crash Saturday afternoon in Round Lake Beach.
The two-car crash happened at 2:47 p.m. at Route 83 and Millstone Drive (north of Hook Drive at the Sweet Water Mill Mall), according to a release from the Round Lake Police Department.
The girl — identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office as Leyzle Arteaga — suffered “massive head trauma” from the crash, police said.
Leyzle, of the 500 block of Lagoon Terrace, was taken to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, where she died at 9:25 p.m., according to the medical examiner’s office.
The cause of the crash was not immediately disclosed.
The Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team and Round Lake Beach police continue to investigate, the release said.