Archive for category Crash scene photos

Multi-vehicle crash in Niles, 7-10-20

Excerpts from the Journal-topics.com:

A high-speed crash Friday evening in Niles damaged six vehicles, but resulted in only minor injuries.

Police did not initially say how fast the black Volkswagen Jetta, driven by a 34-year-old Des Plaines man, was going westbound on Oakton Street as it approached Prospect Street. However, it was learned the Jetta somehow drove into the eastbound lanes just east of Prospect and struck a white GMC SUV driven by a 49-year-old Morton Grove woman.

This from Tyler Tobolt:

Here are photos of a multi vehicle crash in Niles on July 10th in the 8200 Block of Oakton. 
wreckage of car after bad crash

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wreckage of car after bad crash

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Ford Explorer fire chief

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Crash with entrapment in Buffalo Grove, 6-29-20

Buffalo Grove police officers and firefighters were sent to a motor vehicle accident today (6/29/20) in the east bound lanes of Lake-Cook Road just west of Raupp Boulevard in a construction zone. A car traveling westbound reportedly crossed into the eastbound lanes and collided with a large dump truck carrying asphalt. Firefighters extricated the driver of the car who was entrapped and later transported to a hospital in serious condition. The man, later identified as John Rodgers IV, 49, was pronounced dead at the hospital. The truck driver was unharmed. The roadway remained closed to allow an accident investigation team to reconstruct the incident.

Buffalo Grove Firefighters at crash scene

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Buffalo Grove FD Engine 26

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Buffalo Grove Firefighter Frank Doll

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severe damage to car after a crash

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Firefighters and paramedics and police officers at crash site

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Buffalo Grove FD Tower 25

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multiple air bag deployment from crash

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Buffalo Grove FD Engine 26

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Small plane slides off the runway at Chicago Executive Airport 4-2-20

Wheeling and Prospect Heights firefighters and police were dispatched for a reported plane crash just before 7PM Thursday evening (4/2/20) at the Chicago Executive Airport. Units were advised by the tower that a small plane with one soul on board had landed but was resting in roughly two feet of water in a drainage ditch alongside the runway. Wheeling Battalion 24 found the pilot in good condition inside the plane and no hazards. Only units from the still district were held at the scene and all others were held up. The pilot self extricated from the plane and signs a medical release form at the scene. One fire company remained on the scene as a wrecker arrived to remove the plane, a Cessna Skyhawk, from the ditch.

Cessna Skyhawk in ditch alongside runway

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Cessna Skyhawk in ditch alongside runway

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Freightliner ambulance

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Wheeling police units on the runway at Chicago Executive Airport

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Rosenbauer America IHC/Timberwolf on airport runway

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Rosenbauer America IHC/Timberwolf in Wheeling

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Multi-vehicle crash in Buffalo Grove 2-19-20

Buffalo Grove police officers and firefighters were sent to Dundee Road and Golfview Terrace Wednesday evening (2/19/20) during rush hour for a multi-vehicle crash with extrication. Units arrived to find three cars with moderate to heavy damage but no entrapment. Paramedics from Buffalo Grove and Arlington Heights evaluated the drivers of ll three cars but no transports were made.

Ferrara Inferno fire truck

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heavy damage to car after a crash

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Buffalo Grove Firefighters at crash scene

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Buffalo Grove Firefighters at crash scene

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heavy damage to car after a crash

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Ford Explorer Police Interceptor

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Crash in Chicago, 1-31-20

This from Ryan Higgins:

MVA in Chicago at Harlem and Devon. 

1-31-20
car crash in an intersection

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car crash in an intersection

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car crash in an intersection

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MVA in Highland Park 11-20-19

This from Max Weingardt:

Roll over from Wednesday night at 1411 park ave at the shell station

crash scene in Highland Park IL

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crash scene in Highland Park IL

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police and fire at crash site

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Ford Expedition fire chief car

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Pierce Saber fire engine

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rollover MVA at night

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MVA in Rosemont, 11-19-19

This from Ryan Higgins:

MVA Involving a Bus In Rosemont IL 11-19-19

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Roewmont Public Safety Department

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Roewmont Public Safety Department

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Roewmont Public Safety Department

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Roewmont Public Safety Department

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Roewmont Public Safety Department

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Water rescue in Rosemont, 8-6-19

Excerpts from abc7chicago.com:

Two people were injured when a car crashed into the creek in Rosemont Tuesday evening. Rosemont police officers responded to a 911 call shortly after 5:45 p.m. about a car in the creek near River Road and Glenlake Avenue. Two adults were found inside the vehicle. They were extricated and secured to backboards before being lifted from the embankment to street level and were taken to a local hospital.

car upside down in a creek

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tow truck lifts upside down car from a creek

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tow truck lifts upside down car from a creek

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tow truck lifts upside down car from a creek

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tow truck lifts upside down car from a creek

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MVA in Vernon Hills, 6-6-19

This from Larry Shapiro:

Here are some images from a three-car crash on Milwaukee Avenue at Woodlands Parkway 6/6/19 in Vernon Hills. There were multiple occupants between the three cars but all signed releases at the scene. The accident was apparently caused when one driver pulled to the curb southbound as a Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD ambulance was heading north to a hospital with a patient from an unrelated incident. One car failed to stop and hit the first, and then a third car plowed into the second one.

three car rear end crash

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Lincolnshire-Riverwoods FPD Engine 53 HME SFO RAT

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ambulance at crash scene

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Linconshire Riverwoods FPD Battalion 51

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three car rear end crash

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MVA in Wheeling, 6-4-19

Prospect Heights firefighters were dispatched to a one-car MVA Tuesday afternoon (6/4/19) in the express lanes of Palatine Road just west of Wolf Road. A new Cadillac SUV was precariously along the embankment after running through and getting stuck in a section of open curbing that was dug out for replacement. The driver was alone in the car and not complaining of injuries, but was unable to get out of the car. Firefighters assisted the occupant out of the car and was then evaluated by paramedics. 

 

The new buggy for Prospect Heights Battalion 9, recently placed into service is seen in several photos.

brand new Cadillac SUV wrecked

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One-car crash in Wheeling IL 6/4/19 with Prospect Heights Fire Department

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Prospect Heights FD Battalion 9 Ford F250

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Gene's Towing at work

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