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‘It’s a miracle I’m still alive’: Fundraiser started for woman who suffered severe injuries in Crystal Lake motorcycle crash

A fundraiser has been started for a McHenry mother of two who suffered numerous serious injuries in a motorcycle crash earlier this month near Crystal Lake. The three-vehicle crash happened around 9:30 p.m. on September 11 near Route 31 and Crystal Lake Avenue in unincorporated Crystal Lake. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office said a 2011 […]

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Motorcyclist suffers life-threatening injuries after high-speed crash in Round Lake Beach

Police say a man suffered life-threatening injuries after being ejected from his motorcycle during a high-speed crash Wednesday morning in Round Lake Beach. The Greater Round Lake Fire Protection District and Round Lake Beach Police Department responded around 7:21 a.m. Wednesday to Hainesville Road and Clarendon Drive. Round Lake Beach Deputy Police Chief Wayne Wilde […]

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Motorcycle riders ejected, 1 seriously injured, during three-vehicle crash near Crystal Lake

Three people were hospitalized, including a woman with serious injuries, after two motorcycles and a car were involved in a serious crash Saturday evening near Crystal Lake, police said. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Crystal Lake Fire-Rescue Department responded around 9:30 p.m. Saturday to the intersection of Route 31 and Crystal Lake Avenue in […]

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‘Our hearts will forever be torn’: $25,000 raised for family of 19-year-old man killed in Lake Villa crash

A fundraiser has collected almost $25,000 for the family of a 19-year-old Round Lake Beach man who was killed over the weekend in a motorcycle crash near Lake Villa. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 5:30 p.m. Sunday to Rollins Road west of Route 45 in unincorporated Lake Villa for a report of a […]

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19-year-old man killed after losing control of his motorcycle, crashing into ditch near Lake Villa

A 19-year-old man from Round Lake Beach was killed Sunday evening after losing control of his motorcycle and crashing into a ditch near Lake Villa, the sheriff’s office said. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 5:30 p.m. Sunday to Rollins Road west of Route 45 in unincorporated Lake Villa for a report of a […]

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26-year-old man dies after fleeing police at over 100 mph, crashing motorcycle in Wauconda

A 26-year-old man who crashed his motorcycle while fleeing police at over 100 mph in a Wauconda neighborhood on Thursday has died. Wauconda Police Department Sgt. Heather Cognac said a Wauconda police officer observed a sport motorcycle with no registration around 4:40 p.m. Thursday. The officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the motorcycle […]

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4 injured, including 3 seriously, after 2 motorcycles crash on Interstate 94 near Wadsworth

Four riders were injured, three of them seriously, after two motorcycles crashed on Interstate 94 near Wadsworth Friday morning, state police said. The Newport Fire Protection District and Illinois State Police responded around 10:21 a.m. Friday to Interstate 94 near Russell Road in Lake County for a vehicle crash with injuries. Illinois State Police Trooper […]

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Motorcyclist in critical condition after fleeing police at over 100 mph, crashing in Wauconda neighborhood

A motorcyclist is in critical condition after he crashed while fleeing police at over 100 mph in a Wauconda neighborhood Thursday, authorities said. Wauconda Police Department Sgt. Heather Cognac said a Wauconda police officer observed a sport motorcycle with no registration around 4:40 p.m. Thursday. The officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the […]