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Roadway closed for hours after semi-trailer gets stuck under Route 14 viaduct in Harvard

Police say a semi-trailer got stuck underneath a Route 14 viaduct in Harvard, causing a residential street to be shut down for hours Friday. The Harvard Police Department said around 2:40 p.m. Friday that the incident occurred on McComb Street under Route 14. The department asked the public to avoid the area because McComb Street […]

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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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Semi-truck rolls over onto Route 14 and causes heavy delays near Route 47 intersection in Woodstock

A section of Route 14 near Route 47 in Woodstock has been closed for hours after a semi-tractor-trailer truck rolled over onto its side near the busy intersection Monday morning. The Woodstock Police Department and Woodstock Fire/Rescue District responded around 9:38 a.m. Monday to the intersection of Route 14 and Route 47 in Woodstock. Woodstock […]

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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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Woman flown to hospital with life-threatening injuries after being heavily trapped in crash in Cary

A 61-year-old woman was flown to the hospital after she suffered life-threatening injuries and had to be extricated from her vehicle following a two-vehicle crash in Cary Tuesday morning. The Cary Fire Protection District and Cary Police Department responded at 11:44 a.m. Tuesday to East Main Street and Second Street in Cary for a motor […]

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Driver suffers life-threatening injuries after crashing car into utility pole in Woodstock

Firefighters had to extricate a person who suffered life-threatening injuries after crashing their car into a utility pole Saturday evening in Woodstock. The Woodstock Fire/Rescue District and Woodstock Police Department responded around 4:03 p.m. Saturday to the intersection of Route 14 and Doty Road. Woodstock Fire/Rescue District Spokesman Alex Vucha said crews received a report […]