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New Lenox FPD news

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A 49-year-old New Lenox woman was injured Thursday morning after she crashed into an ambulance that was returning from a training program about 11:50 a.m. Thursday near Route 30 and Nelson Road in New Lenox.

Christine Diver was driving west on Route 30 when she tried to turn left and crashed into the New Lenox Fire Protection District’s ambulance, causing a three-car collision. She was taken to the hospital where she was treated for injuries that were not life-threatening. No firefighters or other passengers were injured in the crash.

Diver was charged with driving an uninsured vehicle, failing to yield, and driving with a suspended license.

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Palatine Fire Department news

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Three people were injured Thursday afternoon when a Palatine Fire Department ambulance responding to a call was struck by another vehicle.

The crash happened about 2 p.m. when the ambulance was westbound on Palatine Road at Rohlwing Road and was struck by a van that was northbound on Rohlwing. The ambulance rolled onto its side. Two other vehicles sustained minor damage after being hit by the van and a traffic signal.

Two firefighter/paramedics who were in the ambulance and the driver of the van were taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

thanks Dan

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