Palatine Fire Department and Palatine Police Department responded to a one-car accident on the west side of Hicks Road between Rand Road and Lake Cook Road about 10:50 p.m. Friday night. At least two people were injured. One of the accident victims was found walking toward Constitution Drive. The call was reported as a rollover accident with the car on fire, but the car was upright and over the guardrail — less than 10 feet from entering Deerpath Lake. The rear frame and rear wheel axle were up on top of the guardrail with the front-end of the car near in trees near the Deerpath Lake shoreline. The may have rolled before it ended upright on the guardrail.
Southbound Hicks Road at Lake Cook Road was blocked for about one hour.
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