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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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Woman and dog killed, 4-year-old seriously injured in crash caused by drunk driver near Woodstock

A woman and a dog were both killed in a crash that left a man and a 4-year-old child seriously injured near Woodstock Wednesday evening, police said. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, Marengo Fire Protection District, Huntley Fire Protection District and Union Fire Protection District responded around 8:16 p.m. Wednesday to Route 176 west of […]

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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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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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Police seeking semi-truck driver after motorcyclist critically injured in hit-and-run crash near Wadsworth

Police are seeking to identify the driver of a semi-truck that struck a motorcycle and drove away Monday afternoon, causing the motorcyclist to sustain critical injuries near Wadsworth. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Newport Township Fire Protection District responded around 4:00 p.m. Monday to West Russell Road and Kilbourne Road in Newport Township for […]