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Man critically injured after being ejected after ATV crashes into tree in Fox Lake

Fox Lake Fire and Police Departments responded early Saturday morning to an all-terrain vehicle crash involving a tree in Fox Lake.

The incident occurred on Honing Road near Precision Drive in a heavily wooded area that was difficult to access.

Emergency crews arrived on the scene around 1:25 a.m. to find a man who was ejected into a pond from his ATV after crashing into a tree.

Fire officials say that the victim was rescued from the pond prior to emergency personnel arriving at the scene.

The victim was unconscious and Flight For Life was requested due to his condition. He was brought to the Jewel-Osco parking lot at 1350 Route 12 by ambulance to meet the medical helicopter that had landed there.

The victim was transported to the trauma center at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville in critical condition.

Police have not released information on what caused the crash or any further information at this time.


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