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Man suffers serious injuries after being involved in motorcycle crash near Cary

A man was flown to the hospital after he suffered serious injuries in a motorcycle crash near Cary Saturday evening, fire officials said. The Cary Fire Protection District and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 6:25 p.m. Saturday to the area of Three Oaks Road and Newbold Road in unincorporated Cary. Cary Fire Protection District […]

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28-year-old man in critical condition after pickup truck slams into tree near Wauconda

Sheriff’s officials say a 28-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries after he crashed his pickup truck into a tree, leaving him heavily entrapped in the vehicle near Wauconda. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office, Wauconda Fire District and Grayslake Fire Department responded around 4:40 a.m. Saturday to the area of Fairfield Road and Chardon Road in unincorporated […]

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Man flown to hospital in critical condition, child and woman also injured in head-on crash near Huntley

A man was flown in critical condition to the hospital after a head-on crash that also injured two others, including a child, near Huntley Thursday afternoon. The Huntley Fire Protection District, Huntley Police Department and Gilberts Police Department responded around 3:22 p.m. Thursday to the area of Huntley Road and Kreutzer Road in unincorporated Huntley […]

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Fire district reminds motorists to be cautious after crash that seriously injured firefighter in Barrington Hills

The fire district is reminding motorists to use caution after one of their firefighters was seriously injured recently when a car struck a fire department vehicle in Barrington Hills. The Barrington-Countryside Fire Protection District posted a public service announcement Saturday about the dangers first responders face. The district said there are several dangerous aspects, including […]

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Firefighters awarded for saving life of former McHenry County police officer, current Kane County deputy

Two fire departments have been awarded for saving the life of a Kane County sheriff’s deputy, who is a former McHenry County police officer, after he was critically injured in an on-duty crash. Kane County Sheriff’s Detective Brian Anderson was involved in a severe crash on Route 47 just south of Plank Road in Hampshire […]

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1 person flown to hospital with serious injuries after alleged drunk driver causes crashes in Crystal Lake

One person was flown to the hospital with serious injuries after a two-vehicle crash that police say was caused by a drunk driver in Crystal Lake Monday evening. The Crystal Lake Police Department and Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department responded around 9:36 p.m. Monday to the area of Huntley Road and Boneset Drive for a […]

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6 months in jail for woman convicted of DUI, causing Crystal Lake crash that required victim to be flown to hospital

A woman has been sentenced to six months in jail after she pleaded guilty to driving drunk and causing a crash in Crystal Lake that required her passenger to be flown to the hospital. The Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department and Crystal Lake Police Department responded around 1:45 a.m. on October 5, 2020, to the […]

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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 […]