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Lawmakers advance new legislation after motorcyclist fatally struck by ambulance not using sirens in Waukegan

Lawmakers have advanced legislation that changes how ambulances operate after a 23-year-old man died when an ambulance, which was responding without sirens, hit his motorcycle in Waukegan. Donald Stallworth III, 23, of North Chicago, died on May 16, 2022, following a two-vehicle crash at Lake Street and Genesee Street in Waukegan. A Waukegan Fire Department […]

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1 hospitalized after car crashes into side of private ambulance near Crystal Lake

One person was transported to the hospital with injuries after a car struck the side of an ambulance near Crystal Lake Thursday afternoon. The Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 4 p.m. Thursday to the intersection of Walkup Road and Hillside Road in unincorporated Crystal Lake. The crash involved […]

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Motorcyclist dies after suffering severe injuries during crash involving ambulance in Waukegan

A motorcyclist has died from his injuries after a crash involving an ambulance that was transporting a patient to the hospital in Waukegan, authorities said. Waukegan Fire Marshal Todd Zupec said the incident happened around 2:50 p.m. Monday at Lake Street and Genesee Street in Waukegan. A Waukegan Fire Department ambulance was transporting a patient […]

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Motorcyclist suffers life-threatening injuries after crash involving ambulance in Waukegan

A motorcyclist sustained life-threatening injuries after a crash involving an ambulance that was transporting a patient to the hospital in Waukegan, fire officials said. Waukegan Fire Marshal Todd Zupec said the incident happened around 2:50 p.m. Monday at Lake Street and Genesee Street in Waukegan. A Waukegan Fire Department ambulance was transporting a patient from […]

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Firefighter transported to hospital after crash involving ambulance, snowplow truck in McHenry County

A firefighter was transported to the hospital after a Marengo ambulance responding lights and sirens to a call crashed into a snowplow truck Sunday in an unincorporated area of McHenry County. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash around 4:20 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of South Union Road and East Coral Road […]