A crash involving two pickup trucks near Marengo left a woman critically injured and both drivers seriously injured Sunday afternoon.
The Marengo Fire & Rescue Districts and the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded at 2:56 p.m. Sunday to Maple Street and West Coral Road in unincorporated Marengo for a report of a vehicle crash with injuries.
Fire crews arrived within eight minutes and found two pickup trucks off the roadway at the northeast corner of the intersection, according to Marengo Fire & Rescue Districts Communication Specialist Alex Vucha.
Both pickup trucks had heavy damage and one rolled over into a field.
The drivers both sustained serious injuries and were transported by ambulance to Northwestern Medicine Huntley Hospital, Vucha said.
A female passenger in the overturned pickup truck had critical injuries and a LifeNet medical helicopter was requested.
She was airlifted to Javon Bea Hospital – Riverside in Rockford, Vucha added.
The crash remains under investigation by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office.
The roads leading to the intersection remain closed as of Sunday evening.