Posts Tagged car crash in Buffalo Grove

MVA in Buffalo Grove, 3-21-17

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Buffalo Grove firefighters and police were called to Lake Cook Road and Buffalo Grove Road Tuesday afternoon (3/21/17) for a two-car crash with a reported pin-in.  Arriving companies stabilized one car that knocked down a traffic light and removed the occupant who was transported to an area hospital by Buffalo Grove Ambulance 26. The occupant of the second car was not transported after being evaluated by Long Grove paramedics.

car against pole after crash

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Buffalo Grove FD Quint 27

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Firefighters remove cribbing at crash site

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Buffalo Grove FD Engine 26

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Buffalo Grove FD Ambulance 26 and a car against pole after crash

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Buffalo Grove police units blocking a street

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MVA in Buffalo Grove, 3-19-17

Buffalo Grove firefighters and police were called to Buffalo Grove Road near Bernard Drive Sunday morning (3/18/17) for a two-car crash with a reported pin-in.  Arriving companies performed a simple door pop to gain access to the occupant of one of the vehicles that was transported to an area hospital. Two occupants of the second car involved refused transport.

Freightliner ambulance at crash

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fire truck as blocking at crash scene

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two car crash scene

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Firefighters load patient onto Stryker cot

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Stryker ambulance cot wth power load at crash scene

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MVA with entrapment in Buffalo Grove, 12-2-16

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Buffalo Grove police and firefighters were dispatched for a two-car crash this afternoon (12/2/16) at the intersection of Buffalo Grove Road and Aptakisic short. Two ambulances were requested for the drivers of both cars, one of which needed to have the door opened with a spreader to remove the patient.

Firefighters assist accident victims at crash site

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side impact air bags inflated at crash

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Firefighter uses Holmatro spreader at crash

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Firefighters assist accident victim

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Stryker ambulance cot with Power Load

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Buffalo Groe FD Ambulance 26 Freightliner M2 ambulance

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patient on Stryker cot

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Crash in Long Grove, 2-3-16

This from Larry Shapiro:

Long Grove firefighters were called to the scene of a near head-on crash Wednesday night at the intersection of Lake-Cook Road and IL Route 53 and Hicks Road. A late model Ford Excursion with six occupants collided with a Toyota sedan with one occupant. Five were transported to area hospitals including the driver of the Toyota to Lutheran General via Long Grove Ambulance 55. Palatine Ambulance 82 and Lake Zurich Ambulance 4 each transported two patients. Here are a few shots from the scene.

crash site in Long Grove IL

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Toyota Corolla after serious crash

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Ford Excursion after serious crash

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Long Grove FPD Squad 55

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Crash with extrication in Buffalo Grove, 6/7/15 (more)

More images and a video from the Crash with extrication in Buffalo Grove, 6/7/15

firemen works to free people trapped in a car

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fireman uses sawzall to cut windshield

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fireman uses ax to cut windshield

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firemen secure wreck with rope

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fireman uses Holmatro spreader at crash site

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fireman uses Holmatro cutters at crash site

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fire department safety officer reviews extrication

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crash site with wrecked SUV Ford Escape

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fire truck with wrecked SUV

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Ford Escape wrecked in crash

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wrecked SUVs loaded onto tow trucks

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Crash with extrication in Buffalo Grove, 6/7/15

This from Larry Shapiro:

Buffalo Grove firefighters were called to McHenry Road and the entrance to The Grove shopping center, north of Lake-Cook Road late this morning (6/7/15) for a two-car crash with one car on it’s side. Battalion 4 arrived and reported that two SUVs were involved with one partially hanging over an embankment into a drainage culvert. The two occupants of the car in the street refused treatment and the other two were entrapped and needed to be extricated.

The car was stabilized with rescue jacks and tied off to the quint while tools were put to work on both sides of the vehicle.

Here are a few shots from the scene. I’ll have more tomorrow along with a video.

car crash with 2 SUVs

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rescue jacks secure car after crash

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SUV tangles over retention wall after crash

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firemen remove the roof of a car

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