Head-On Crash, 3-Vehicles Involved on Algonquin Road, Rolling Meadows


VIDEO: Head-on crash on eastbound Algonquin Road about one-quarter mile west of New Wilke Road.

Rolling Meadows police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 4:50 p.m. Sunday to a head-on crash in front of 2701 Algonquin Road. A Superior private ambulance was on the scene before police and firefighter/paramedics arrived and advised that three people were injured. Rolling Meadows called for a second ambulance before their arrival, and called for a third rescue-ambulance when they arrived. Arlington Heights firefighter/paramedics responded in the third rescue-ambulance. All victims were transported to Northwest Community Hospital.

A van and a small sedan left the roadway and were on the Community Bank property, 2701 Algonquin Road. A Honda Civic with severe front-end damage was stopped in the eastbound lanes. One male driver was arrested and transported to Rolling Meadows Police Department Headquarters. No word on arrests or charges.

Eastbound Algonquin Road was blocked during accident scene management. The road was re-opened by about 6:00 p.m.

Stay informed with news from The Cardinal’s Emergencies Behind the Scenes Facebook page — Facebook.com/CardinalEmergencies. Includes links to favorite public safety and emergency rescuers and product manufacturers and safety companies that have facebook pages. Submit your pictures or just stay up-to-date on with fire, rescue, EMS and police photo galleries. Please add your public safety photo to the wall album — go direct to the Arlington Cardinal Emergencies Behind the Scenes photos. For a list of all of The Cardinal Facebook fan pages, go to Arlingtoncardinal.com/about/facebook …

Arlington Heights Fire Engine

Arlingtoncardinal.com is an Amazon Associate website, which means that a small percentage of your purchases gets paid to Arlingtoncardinal.com at no extra cost to you. When you use the search boxes above, any Amazon banner ad, or any product associated with an Amazon banner on this website, you help pay expenses related to maintaining Arlingtoncardinal.com and creating new services and ideas for a resourceful website. See more info at Arlingtoncardinal.com/AdDisclosure