Firefighters extricated two drivers who were injured and trapped in their vehicles after a crash on Route 12 in Wauconda Saturday afternoon, fire officials said.
The Wauconda Fire District and Wauconda Police Department responded around 12:30 p.m. Saturday to Route 12 and Case Road in Wauconda for a vehicle crash.
Crews arrived and found a Tesla and a Ford SUV involved in a crash, according to Wauconda Fire District Battalion Chief John Spratt.
Spratt told Lake and McHenry County Scanner that one of the vehicles pulled in front of the other, causing a collision.
The Tesla left the roadway and ended up striking a tree.
The drivers of both vehicles were trapped and crews from two fire engines worked on extricating them, Spratt said.
A second ambulance from the Fox Lake Fire Protection District was requested to the scene.
Paramedics transported both drivers to Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington with non-life-threatening injuries, Spratt said.
Fire officials weren’t able to provide further information on the crash, adding that it remains under investigation by the Wauconda Police Department.