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Good Samaritans rescue seriously injured woman from burning car that crashed into tree near Crystal Lake

Two good Samaritans rescued a seriously injured woman from a burning vehicle after it struck a tree on Route 176 near Crystal Lake, police said. The Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department, Crystal Lake Police Department, McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Prairie Grove Police Department responded around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday to Route 176 east of Route […]

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Coroner identifies 30-year-old man killed after becoming trapped in fiery crash in Barrington Hills

The coroner has released the identity of a 30-year-old man who was¬†killed after he became trapped inside his truck that caught fire following a head-on crash in Barrington Hills. The Barrington Hills Police Department and Barrington-Countryside Fire Protection District responded around 8:51 p.m. Wednesday to the area of County Line Road and Bellwood Drive in […]

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Coroner unable yet to positively identify man killed after becoming trapped in fiery crash in Barrington Hills

The coroner’s office says they are still working to positively identify a man who was killed after he became trapped inside his truck that caught fire following a head-on crash in Barrington Hills. The Barrington Hills Police Department and Barrington-Countryside Fire Protection District responded around 8:51 p.m. Wednesday to the area of County Line Road […]

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Male killed after becoming trapped in fiery, head-on crash that left woman seriously injured in Barrington Hills

A male was killed after he became trapped inside his truck that caught fire following a head-on crash that left a woman seriously injured in Barrington Hills Wednesday evening. The Barrington Hills Police Department and Barrington-Countryside Fire Protection District responded around 8:51 p.m. Wednesday to the area of County Line Road and Bellwood Drive in […]

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Officer rescues driver trapped in car that became engulfed in flames after crash with police squad in Gurnee

A police officer rescued a trapped driver in a vehicle that became engulfed in flames after it slammed into the rear of a stopped police squad on Route 41 in Gurnee Thursday evening. The Gurnee Police Department conducted a traffic stop on southbound Route 41 just north of Route 120 around 9:50 p.m. Thursday. Officers […]

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Motorcyclist killed after crash involving sedan that left both vehicles engulfed in flames in Zion

A driver was killed after being ejected from their motorcycle during a crash with a sedan, which left both vehicles engulfed in flames in Zion Monday afternoon, police said. The Zion Police Department and Zion Fire-Rescue Department responded around 1:23 p.m. Monday to 29th Street and Lewis Avenue in Zion for a vehicle crash with […]

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Mundelein Park District board commissioner identified as driver killed in fiery crash that injured several near Mundelein

A longtime Mundelein Park District board member has been identified as the driver killed after being trapped in a fiery crash that left several others seriously injured near Mundelein Saturday. The Wauconda Fire District and Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 4:45 p.m. Saturday to the 29000 block of North Gilmer Road in unincorporated Mundelein […]

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Man killed, second man ejected and critically injured, 2 others seriously injured after fiery crash near Mundelein

Authorities say a man was killed after being trapped in a fiery crash that left a second man ejected and critically injured and two others seriously injured near Mundelein Saturday. The Wauconda Fire District and Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 4:45 p.m. Saturday to the 29000 block of North Gilmer Road in unincorporated Mundelein […]