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Tanker truck becomes stuck under railroad bridge, causes three-vehicle crash on Route 45 near Libertyville

A tanker truck struck a railroad bridge, causing the truck to immediately stop and shift left, resulting in a three-vehicle crash that shut down Route 45 near Libertyville. The Grayslake Fire Protection District, Libertyville Fire Department and Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 1:15 p.m. Wednesday to Route 45 and Route 137 in unincorporated Libertyville […]

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Party bus damaged after hitting Robert Parker Coffin Bridge in Long Grove; 50th time bridge has been struck

A bus became the 50th vehicle to hit the historic bridge in Long Grove after the bus scrapped the bridge’s canopy, causing the bus’ roof air conditioning unit to rip off. The incident involved a bus from the company M&M Buses and occurred Saturday afternoon. The bus was traveling eastbound when it struck the Robert […]

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Truck hits Long Grove Covered Bridge, marking more than 20 times historic bridge has been struck

It took several hours to remove a box truck that hit the historic Long Grove Covered Bridge and became stuck Thursday afternoon, police said. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli told Lake and McHenry County Scanner the incident happened around 12:25 a.m. Thursday. The driver of a U-Haul truck, which had a height […]