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County board honors bystanders who rescued woman trapped in burning car following rollover crash near Harvard

Five bystanders, including two Boy Scouts, were honored Tuesday for saving a woman trapped inside a rolled-over car that caught on fire in a crash on Route 14 near Harvard. Harvard resident Jay Wolf and his sons, Shane and Joseph, were driving around 11:18 a.m. on October 30 near the Big Foot Inn, 11508 Route […]

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Bystanders rescue seriously-injured woman from burning car after crash near Harvard; 1 other critically injured

Bystanders rescued a woman who was trapped in a burning car following a two-car crash near Harvard that left her seriously injured and another man critically injured. The Harvard Fire Protection District and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded at 11:20 a.m. Sunday to the area of Big Foot Inn, 11508 Route 14 in unincorporated Harvard, […]

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Good Samaritan rescues unconscious man after crash leaves car engulfed in flames in Waukegan

A good Samaritan rescued an unconscious man from a car that was engulfed in flames following a crash in Waukegan that left two others hospitalized Saturday evening. The Waukegan Fire Department and Waukegan Police Department responded around 8:30 p.m. Saturday to Belvidere Road and Dilger Avenue for a vehicle crash with injuries. The crash involved […]

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24-year-old Libertyville woman identified as victim killed in fiery rollover crash in Waukegan

A 24-year-old woman from Libertyville has been identified as the victim killed after her car rolled over and became engulfed in flames following a two-vehicle crash in Waukegan. An autopsy showed that Ashley Kroc, 24, of Libertyville, died as a result of multiple injuries sustained in a vehicle crash, according to Lake County Coroner’s Office […]