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Adult seriously injured, child also injured after head-on crash involving school bus near Crystal Lake

An alleged drugged driver using his cell phone was seriously injured after he crashed head-on into a school bus near Crystal Lake Wednesday morning, police said. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Cary Fire Protection District responded around 8:15 a.m. Wednesday to Crystal Lake Avenue and Hamilton Drive in unincorporated Crystal Lake for a two-vehicle […]

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Dump truck driver cited after crash involving three school buses hospitalizes 17 people in Libertyville

A truck driver has been cited for causing the crash involving three school buses filled with summer camp kids in Libertyville, leaving 17 people hospitalized. Jorge Tapia-Reves, 44, of Elgin, was charged with one count of failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Libertyville Fire Department responded around […]

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At least 17 hospitalized after three buses filled with kids, truck crash in Libertyville

148 people were evaluated by paramedics and 17 of them were hospitalized after three buses filled with camp kids and a dump truck crashed in Libertyville. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Libertyville Fire Department responded around 11 a.m. Thursday to Route 137 and River Road for a four-vehicle crash. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office […]