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2 hospitalized in crash where bystanders rescued trapped victim from rolled over vehicle in Huntley

Bystanders rescued an occupant trapped inside a vehicle that rolled over after it crashed with another vehicle on Route 47 in Huntley Saturday morning. The Huntley Police Department and Huntley Fire Protection District responded around 10:30 a.m. Saturday to Route 47 and Talamore Boulevard in Huntley for a vehicle rollover crash. Huntley Fire Protection District […]

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Lake in the Hills man allegedly drove 124 mph moments before rollover crash that killed his 19-year-old passenger near Huntley

Prosecutors said a Lake in the Hills man, who was under the influence, drove 124 mph seconds before a rollover crash that left his 19-year-old passenger dead near Huntley. Anthony S. Curtin, 19, of Lake in the Hills, was charged with five counts of aggravated driving under the influence causing death, reckless homicide and speeding […]

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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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Route 47 near Hebron shut down for hours after utility poles and power lines fall, sparking brush fire

A section of Route 47 near Hebron was shut down for hours Thursday evening into this morning after utility poles and live wires fell, sparking a brush fire. The Hebron-Alden-Greenwood Fire Protection District responded around 4:35 p.m. Thursday to the 11000 block of Route 47 for a report of wires down. Firefighters arrived within a […]

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Woodstock man flown to hospital after his vehicle rear-ended truck on Route 47 near Huntley

A 35-year-old man was taken by medical helicopter to the hospital in serious condition after he crashed into the rear of a stopped truck on Route 47 near Huntley. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Huntley Fire Protection District responded around 1:45 p.m. Saturday to Route 47 and Conley Road in unincorporated Huntley. McHenry County […]

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Four road construction projects scheduled for McHenry County under Gov. Pritzker’s ‘Rebuild Illinois’ program

Four new road construction projects are set to begin or have already begun in McHenry County after $21 million was invested in the region from Gov J.B. Pritzker’s Rebuild Illinois program. “With the Rebuild Illinois capital plan, we are restoring and transforming Illinois’s aging infrastructure,” Pritzker said. “Rebuild Illinois is not only about investing in […]

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Route 47 railroad crossing in Huntley to be closed Wednesday for maintenance

Village officials are warning motorists that the Route 47 railroad crossing near Main Street in Huntley will be closed Wednesday for maintenance work. The Union Pacific Railroad and Illinois Department of Transportation are coordinating the project, which will take place on Route 47 just north of Main Street. The closure will take place from approximately […]