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Significant damage reported after elderly driver crashes through restaurant in Woodstock

Officials say luckily no injuries were reported after an elderly woman crashed her sedan through a restaurant in Woodstock, causing significant damage Monday afternoon. The Woodstock Fire/Rescue District and Woodstock Police Department responded around 3:56 p.m. Monday to the Jimmy John’s, 361 South Eastwood Drive in Woodstock, for a vehicle crash. Woodstock Fire/Rescue District Communication […]

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Recently-opened business temporarily closed after SUV crashes into building, injuring 1 in Lake in the Hills

A salon and spa, which just opened days ago, is temporarily closed after an SUV crashed into the building and injured a person in Lake in the Hills Saturday afternoon. The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District and Lake in the Hills Police Department responded around 12:38 p.m. Saturday to 9243 South Route 31 […]

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No injuries reported after car drives onto sidewalk, strikes building on Woodstock Square

Authorities say no pedestrians or car occupants were injured after a car drove onto the sidewalk and crashed into a building on the Woodstock Square Sunday morning. The Woodstock Fire/Rescue District and Woodstock Police Department responded around 11:01 a.m. Sunday to Berkshire Hathaway Starck Real Estate, 112 Cass Street in Woodstock, for a vehicle that […]

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Good Samaritans save lives of driver, passenger after rescuing them following fiery crash into building in Beach Park

Authorities say good Samaritans saved the lives of two seriously injured occupants after rescuing them from a truck that crashed into a building and caught on fire in Beach Park. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office, Waukegan Fire Department and Beach Park Fire Department responded around 3 a.m. Sunday to the CubeSmart Self Storage, 37021 North […]

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No injuries reported after elderly woman accidentally crashes into building in Buffalo Grove

No injuries were reported after an elderly woman accidentally crashed her car into a strip mall building in Buffalo Grove Tuesday morning, officials said. The Buffalo Grove Fire Department and Buffalo Grove Police Department responded around 11:28 a.m. Tuesday to Artisan Vapor and CBD, 802 Milwaukee Avenue in Buffalo Grove, for a vehicle crash. Emergency […]

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Drunk driver crashes into popular Waukegan restaurant, injuring worker and forcing temporary closure

A drunk driver was arrested after crashing her vehicle into Juan’s Chuck Wagon restaurant, causing heavy damage and leaving a waitress hospitalized, in Waukegan Saturday morning. The Waukegan Police Department and Waukegan Fire Department responded around 7:27 a.m. Saturday to Juan’s Chuck Wagon, 1522 Grand Avenue in Waukegan, for a report of a vehicle crash […]

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Injuries unknown after SUV crashes at emergency room entrance of Highland Park Hospital

An SUV sustained heavy damage after it crashed at the entrance of the emergency room at NorthShore Highland Park Hospital Thursday morning. The Highland Park Police Department and Highland Park Fire Department responded around 8:15 a.m. Thursday to the NorthShore University HealthSystem Hospital, 777 Park Avenue West in Highland Park. Emergency crews arrived to find […]

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1 transported to hospital after SUV crashes completely through garage in Lincolnshire

One person was transported to the hospital after an SUV drove completely through a garage, causing structural stability issues, in Lincolnshire Monday afternoon. The Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Fire Protection District and Lincolnshire Police Department responded around 3:10 p.m. Monday to the 200 block of Brampton Lane in Lincolnshire. Fire officials said it was reported that a car […]

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‘It was very loud’: Man seriously injured, flown to hospital after car slams into Starbucks in McHenry

A driver suffered serious injuries and was flown to a trauma center after slamming his car into a Starbucks store, damaging the building, in McHenry Friday evening. The McHenry Police Department and McHenry Township Fire Protection District responded around 9:38 p.m. Friday to the Starbucks, 2318 Richmond Road in McHenry, for a report of a […]