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Teen in critical condition, 2 others injured after car hits tree near Huntley

A single-vehicle crash in the 41W300 block of Powers Road in unincorporated Huntley left three teens injured on Friday. | Photo: Google Street View.

A 16-year-old who suffered critical injuries was among three teens injured after their vehicle slammed into a tree near Huntley Friday evening, police said.

The Huntley Fire Protection District and Kane County Sheriff’s Office responded around 9:15 p.m. Friday to the 41W300 block of Powers Road near Huntley in Rutland Township for a single-vehicle crash.

Kane County Sheriff Ron Hain said that a Nissan Sentra, driven by a 15-year-old Lake in the Hills girl, was traveling eastbound on Powers Road from Route 47.

The vehicle went around a curve and drove off the roadway to the south before striking a tree, Hain said.

The female driver was transported to Northwestern Medicine Hospital in Huntley with minor injuries.

A 16-year-old passenger from Huntley was transported by ambulance to Northwestern Medicine Huntley Hospital and then airlifted by a medical helicopter to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge in critical condition.

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A third passenger — a 15 year old from Huntley — was transported from the scene by a family member to Northwestern Medicine Huntley Hospital with unknown injuries.

The crash remains under investigation by the Kane County Accident Reconstruction Team.


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