Accident: Car Hits Pole at Arlington Heights Road and Cedar

A woman crashed the car she was driving into a light pole about 6 p.m. Sunday at Arlington Heights Road and Cedar [MAP/SAT] near the Illinois Department of Transportation facility.

The accident caused her to become trapped in the car, which required Arlington Heights Fire Department extrication operations and a request for a Flight for Life helicopter to transport her to Level One Trauma Center Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge as soon as she was freed from the wreck [FLIGHT PATH MAP]. The landing zone for the helicopter was in the open field at Dunton School at 1200 South Dunton.