Hoffman Estates firefighter/paramedics, Cook County Forest Preserve police, and Hoffman Estates police responded about 12:06 a.m. Saturday to a head-on crash involving a truck and a Ford Mustang at Barrington Road and Higgins Road. Minutes after initial dispatch, rescuers initially received a report that at least one person was trapped in the Ford Mustang. A second person was extricated from one of the vehicles at about 12:29 a.m. At least four people were injured, and transported to St. Alexius Medical Center and Level I Trauma Center Advocate Lutheran General Hospital.
Firefighters reported they were working an extrication crash and requested a total of four ambulances to the scene. Schaumburg firefighter/paramedics assisted Hoffman Estates firefighter/paramedics.
An extended accident investigation was underway until about 3:20 a.m. Saturday.
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