Police departments in the northwest suburbs are experiencing an increase in crash incidents with over 50 crashes between 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Friday. Palatine, Rolling Meadows, Schaumburg and Arlington Heights were on the accident plan or Emergency Traffic Plan. Buffalo Grove and Elk Grove Village went on their Emergency Traffic Plans a little later. The crashes listed, for a great majority, do not include a large number of crashes that were reported in police stations, where accident victims relocated to complete their accident reports — as directed during the Emergency Traffic Plans.
Crashes that involved police and/or firefighter/paramedic responses:
Palatine at 6:48 p.m. — Crash at Rand and Dundee Road involving multiple vehicles in the intersection.
Palatine at 6:41 p.m. — Personal injury pin-in crash at Quentin Road and Lake Cook Road with person trapped in a four-door sedan. Palatine Fire Department and Lake Zurich Fire-Rescue on the scene. Updated no entrapment.
Mount Prospect at 6:37 p.m. — Hit-and-run personal injury crash at Golf and See-Gwun. The offending vehicle is reported as a black or dark blue Chrysler 300 or other sedan, last seen northbound on See-Gwun with expected damage on front and passenger side with tan or beige paint transfer from the victim vehicle. Incident updated to property damage-only crash.
Buffalo Grove at 6:17 p.m. — Property damage crash at Meridian School, 2195 Brandywyn involving a snow plow vs. a Volvo.
Schaumburg at 6:11 p.m. — Property damage crash at westbound Schaumburg Road and Knollwood.
Palatine at 6:11 p.m. — Property damage crash at Euclid Avenue and Quentin Road with vehicles not drivable.
Rolling Meadows at 5:46 p.m. — Personal injury crash on southbound Route 53 north of Algonquin Road involving a vehicle vs. a pole with air bag deployment. Reported no injuries.
Schaumburg at 5:22 p.m. — Property damage crash on Plum Grove near Algonquin Road involving a vehicle vs. a curb with the wheel/tire bent.
Prospect Heights at 5:14 p.m. — Crash at Milwaukee Road and River Road with one vehicle off the road into the grass.
Palatine at 5:00 p.m. — Personal injury head-on crash with one vehicle in a ditch and into a tree and Northwest Highway and Dundee Road. A light pole also knocked over. Corrected address to Northwest Highway and Arbor.
Elk Grove Village at 4:58 p.m. — Property damage crash northbound Busse at Howard involving a Ford Expedition that slid off the road and hit a pole.
Schaumburg at 4:57 p.m. — personal injury crash north of Schaumburg on Plum Grove Road involving a vehicle vs. tree.
Elk Grove Village at 4:55 p.m. — Property damage crash at Landmier and Tonne.
Mount Prospect at 4:57 p.m. — Property damage crash at Busse and Timberlake Apartments — language barrier with report of one person driving without a license.
Schaumburg at 4:50 p.m. — Property damage crash at Roselle and Hillcrest.
Kildeer/Deer Park at 4:47 p.m. — Personal injury crash at Rand Road and Long Grove Road.
Long Grove at 4:44 p.m. — Personal injury crash (second accident) at Hicks and Long Grove Road with a car in a ditch.
Long Grove at 4:42 p.m. — Property damage crash at Hicks and Long Grove Road with a car in a ditch.
Elk Grove Village at 4:34 p.m. — Property damage crash at westbound Higgins Road and Oakton involving a red Dodge pickup truck and a pole.
Arlington Heights at 4:20 p.m. — Property damage head-on crash involving three vehicles on the median on Lake Cook Road just east of Ridge Avenue.
Long Grove at 4:17 p.m. — personal injury crash at Lake Cook and southbound Route 53.
Palatine at 4:12 p.m.– Property damage crash at Quentin Road and Hill Road involving a school bus with five children aboard and a Honda Accord.
Tri-State northbound near Lake Cook Road at 3:53 p.m. — Personal injury crash — car in the ditch involving three or four cars.
Palatine at 3:52 p.m. — Property damage crash northbound Barrington south of Dundee Road.
Schaumburg at 3:48 p.m. — Plum Grove Road and Whalom Lane involving a car and a school bus.
Arlington Heights at 3:44 p.m. — Property damage crash at McDonald’s on Golf Road.
Arlington Heights at 3:40 p.m. — Property damage crash at eastbound Central Road west of Arlington Heights Road involving a public works snow plow that was rear-ended by another vehicle.
Palatine/Rolling Meadows at 3:40 p.m. — Personal injury crash at Quentin and Dorchester crash with one vehicle into a light pole.
Schaumburg at 3:34 p.m. — Property damage crash in the 700 block of East Algonquin Road with one driver report to police that the other driver didn’t speak English and didn’t appear to have a license.
Arlington Heights at 3:31 p.m. — Crash at westbound Lake Cook Road west of Arlington Heights Road.
Elk Grove Village at 3:30 p.m. — Crash at Landmier and Holly Lane.
Arlington Heights at 3:29 p.m. — Crash at Lake Cook and Wilke involving a red pickup truck and a white minivan.
Mount Prospect at 3:28 p.m. — Property damage crash at Council Trail.
Palatine/Rolling Meadows at 3:25 p.m. — Property damage crash at Quentin and Dorchester involving a blue Chrysler van and another blue vehicle.
Palatine/Barrington at 3:24 p.m. — Crash at Ela and Bradwell — van slid into a ditch.
Buffalo Grove at 3:22 p.m. — Personal injury crash at Buffalo Grove Road and McHenry SUV vs tree in the median (changed from property damage status).
Elk Grove Village at 3:20 p.m. — Property damage crash on Northwest Point Road.
Elk Grove Village at 3:20 p.m. — Property damage crash at Arlington Heights Road and Oakton.
Arlington Heights at 3:19 p.m. — Property damage crash Arlington Heights Road and Oakton involving a park district van and a sedan.
Elk Grove Village at 3:18 p.m. — Property damage crash on Biesterfield near Alexian Brothers Medical Center.
Palatine and Barrington at 3:17 p.m. — Personal injury crash Barrington Road south of Palatine Road — victim unconscious.
Buffalo Grove at 3:17 p.m. — Property damage crash Newtown and Weiland.
Inverness at 3:16 p.m. — Personal injury crash southbound Barrington Road, south of Palatine — victim unconscious.
Inverness at 3:16 p.m. — Crash at Dundee and Ela.
Palatine at 3:16 p.m. — Crash at Lake Cook Road and Old Hicks — one arrested and transported in custody to Palatine Police Department.
Elk Grove Village/Wood Dale at 3:15 pm. — Property damage crash at Landmier and Wildwood.
Inverness/Palatine Rural FPD at 3:14 p.m. — Freeman and Freeman Court near Ela Road personal injuries — one vehicle in a ditch and person trapped in a vehicle — involving a white sedan and a Honda Odyssey.
Palatine at 3:13 p.m. — Property damage crash at Route 14 and Smith
Mount Prospect at 3:08 p.m. — Property damage crash at Kensington and Fairview involving involving a Camry and an unknown sedan.
Woodfield Mall by Nordstrom at 3:06 p.m. — Multiple vehicle property damage accident. Originally reported as a personal injury crash. Re-classified as two separate crashes.
Half Day Road ramp to northbound Tri-State at 3:04 p.m. — personal injury crash.
Arlington Heights at 3:00 p.m. eastbound Palatine Road west of Arlington Heights Road involving a Honda Odyssey and Ford SUV.
Arlington Heights at 2:55 p.m. — Property damage crash at Mr. Allison’s restaurant parking lot.
Elk Grove at 2:45 p.m. — Property damage crash at Elk Grove Boulevard and Ridge.
Long Grove at 2:42 p.m. — Middleton road north of Coffin Road semi-trailer truck vs. car. Closing Road down.
Palatine at 2:41 p.m. — air bag deployment, but no injuries in front of YMCA on Northwest Highway, 1400 West Northwest Highway. Railroad gate hit.
Arlington Heights at 2:39 p.m. — Hit-and-run property damage crash at Waverly and Chestnut — car vs. tree.
Elk Grove Village at 2:39 p.m. — property damage crash Higgins and Elmhurst Rd.
Elk Grove Village at 2:22 p.m. — property damage crash at Alexian Brothers Medical Center involving a hospital van and a Toyota.
Palatine at 2:24 p.m. — property damage crash on Quentin south of Palatine road involving a Ford F-150 and a Jeep (Quentin and Glencoe, Palatine).
Elk Grove Village at 2:21 — property damage crash at Busse and Touhy involving a car vs. a light pole.
Palatine at 2:02 p.m. — Property damage hit-and-run crash at 530 East Northwest Highway — offending vehicle a white Chevy 4-door.CLEAR SKIES?  Weather Data for Friday, February 10th, 2012
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