BEACH PARK (CBS) — Three people were killed in a two-car crash early Saturday in far north suburban Beach Park, police said.READ MORE: Jussie Smollett Trial: Lead Detective In Investigation Explains On Witness Stand How Smollett Went From Victim To Suspect
Police say a 2008 Nissan Altima, driven by a 24-year-old man from Waukegan, crossed the center line on Green Bay Road, near Blanchard Road.
As he drove into the southbound lanes, he collided head on into a 2013 Honda Civic, driven by a 71-year-old man from Beach Park.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Slight Chance For Rain Wednesday Morning, Warmer During Day
Both drivers were killed, along with a 23-year-old female passenger in the Nissan. She is also from Waukegan.
The crash happened around 4:45 a.m.
The Lake County Coroner’s Office responded to the scene. An autopsy has been scheduled on Monday for the deceased.MORE NEWS: View Live Radar
The crash remains under investigation by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Technical Crash Investigations Unit.