Updated Press Release- Grand Avenue Vehicle Accident Resulting in Multiple Fatalities

Updated Information 7/8/24:

On Monday, July 8, 2024, autopsies were conducted at the Lake County Coroner’s Office on two of the victims of the fatal crash that occurred on July 5, 2024, in Lindenhurst. The victims, who were both passengers in the vehicle, have been identified as:

Antony Tiscareno, 16 years of age, Zion
Alonso Tiscareno, 11 years of age, Zion

Two other occupants of the vehicle, a 20-year-old male from Zion and a 20-year-old male from Beach Park, are still hospitalized.

The accident investigation continues. Officials are asking anyone with additional information about the accident, to please contact the Lindenhurst Police Department at (847) 356-5400.

Vehicle accident resulting in multiple fatalities
Lindenhurst, IL-
On Friday, July 5, 2024 at approximately 11:37pm, the Lindenhurst Police Department was dispatched to the 1700 block of Grand Ave for a single vehicle traffic accident with reported injuries. Preliminary investigation indicates a vehicle traveling eastbound on Grand Ave, left the roadway and struck a tree.

Lindenhurst police officers arrived on scene and found the vehicle to be engulfed in flames. Officers attempted to extinguish the fire. Officers discovered four (4) occupants trapped inside the vehicle.

Lake Villa Fire Protection District arrived on scene and extinguished the fire. Paramedics discovered that two (2) of the occupants succumbed to their injuries at the scene. Two (2) other occupants were transported to an area hospital in critical condition.

The Lindenhurst Police Department in conjunction with the Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team (MCAT) is investigating this incident.
Further details will be released as they become available. 

Officials are asking anyone with additional information about the accident, to please contact the Lindenhurst Police Department at (847) 356-5400. To view the issued press release, please visit the Village's communications page.