Man Injured Critically After Crashing Into Tree on Burning Bush, Mount Prospect


Mount Prospect police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 10:10 p.m. Sunday to a crash involving a Ford Taurus into a tree in the 1400 block of Burning Bush Lane.

Police arrived first and reported a Ford Taurus wrapped around a tree with a male victim in the driver’s seat unconscious. Mount Prospect firefighter/paramedics transported the victim with life threatening injuries after a quick extrication to Level I Trauma Center Advocate Lutheran General Hospital just before 10:30 p.m.

No word on the condition of the victim.

The crash occurred four blocks from another car versus tree crash on Sunday, March 6, 2011 on Park Drive, just north of Tano Lane (See The Cardinal Two Injured, Trapped After Mazda 3 Hits Tree and Rolls Over on Park Dr, Mt. Prospect); and about five blocks from a car versus tree crash that occurred in the 1400 block of Indigo Lane in July 2009 (See The Cardinal Mount Prospect DUI: Driver Hits Tree Head-on at Indigo Drive)

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