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Motorcyclist seriously injured after crash involving sedan on Route 41 in Highland Park

A motorcyclist suffered apparent serious injuries after a crash involving a sedan that shut down Route 41 in Highland Park for several hours. The Highland Park Fire Department and Highland Park Police Department responded around 4:06 p.m. Wednesday to Route 41 north of Park Avenue West for a vehicle crash with injuries. Highland Park Deputy […]

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Lake Zurich man in critical condition after crashing motorcycle while recklessly driving in Port Barrington

A Lake Zurich man is in critical condition after he crashed his motorcycle into a truck while driving recklessly at a high speed with another motorcycle in Port Barrington, the sheriff’s office said. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Wauconda Fire District responded around 7:25 p.m. Sunday to the area of West Roberts Road and […]

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2 men hospitalized after being injured in separate motorcycle crashes hours apart in Lake County

Two men were hospitalized for injuries suffered in separate motorcycle crashes that occurred in Wadsworth and Long Grove just hours apart, sheriff’s officials said. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Long Grove Fire Protection District responded just before 3 p.m. Saturday to the area of Lake Cook Road and Route 53 in Long Grove for […]

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Motorcyclist suffers severe injuries, flown to hospital after crash with SUV near Fox River Grove

Authorities say a motorcyclist suffered severe injuries and had to be flown to the hospital after an SUV crashed into the motorcycle near Fox River Grove. The Fox River Grove Fire Protection District and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 5:30 p.m. Sunday to the area of Algonquin Road and Braeburn Road in unincorporated Fox […]

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Prosecutors say man had just completed supervision for separate DUI when he killed motorcyclist in Round Lake Beach

Prosecutors say an SUV driver who allegedly drove under the influence of drugs and caused a crash that killed a motorcyclist in Round Lake Beach had just completed supervision for another DUI. Derek J. Drake, 31, of Lake Villa, was charged with aggravated driving under the influence causing a fatal crash and reckless homicide. A […]

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Longtime Waukegan Public Schools teacher identified as motorcyclist killed in crash with SUV in North Chicago

A veteran Waukegan Public Schools teacher has been identified as the man who died after an SUV turned in front of his motorcycle in North Chicago Friday afternoon. An autopsy performed Monday showed David Drower, 36, of Wheeling, died as a result of blunt force injuries from a vehicle crash, according to Lake County Coroner […]