Fatal crash reported in Lincolnwood


A man was fatally injured after he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a pole at about 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, in the 6700 block of North Lincoln Avenue, according to Lincolnwood police.

The Honda Accord was traveling north when the driver lost control of the car, left the roadway, struck an Oldsmobile Cutlass, several trees and a pole of the sign at the Great Bejing restaurant, according to police.

The driver, who was identified by police as Timothy Shields, age 42, of the 3600 block of North Lake Shore drive, was transported to Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston where he died, police said. The hospital reported that the man had alcohol in his system, police said.

The occupants of the Cutlass were not injured, police said.


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