Authorities say Good Samaritans performed CPR on a man who was found unresponsive after driving off of Route 14 and crashing into a tree in Fox River Grove.
The Fox River Grove Police Department and Fox River Grove Fire Protection District responded around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday to the area of Culver’s, 514 Northwest Highway in Fox River Grove, for a vehicle crash.
Fox River Grove Police Chief Eric Waitrovich told Lake and McHenry County Scanner that officers arrived to find a single-vehicle crash.
It was learned the vehicle drove off the roadway from Route 14 and struck a tree.
Two bystanders were assisting the driver, who was not conscious and not breathing, Waitrovich said.
The Good Samaritans were performing CPR on the 37-year-old Fox River Grove man until emergency crews arrived.
Paramedics took over care and transported him to Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington.
The man, who was the sole occupant of his vehicle, was successfully revived. He is recovering, Waitrovich said Friday.
Waitrovich said it was determined the man crashed his vehicle after suffering a medical issue. The vehicle sustained moderate damage.
The westbound lanes of Route 14 were shut down for approximately 25 minutes while a tow truck was called.
Traffic was rerouted through the parking lot of the Culver’s while the crash was being cleared.