VIDEO: Fatal head-on crash aftermath and accident investigation.
UPDATE: Victim killed identified as Thomas Wilcox, 57, of Cary, Illinois.
Kildeer police and Lake Zurich firefighter/paramedics responded about 2:39 p.m. Monday to a head-on crash involving a full-size work van and a mini-van with severe front-end damage. The crash also involved two other sedans — one with heavy front-end damage and one with minor damage. At least five ambulances were called to the scene.
Two victims were transported to Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital. One of the victims transported to Good Shepherd was pronounced dead at the hospital. Two victims were transported to Northwest Community Hospital. Two other people involved in the crash refused medical treatment.
Firefighter/paramedics from Barrington-Countryside, Buffalo Grove, Fox River Grove, Mundelein, Palatine, and Palatine Rural FPD assisted Lake Zurich firefighter/paramedics.
Police from Buffalo Grove, Vernon Hills, Wauconda, Wheeling and Lake County Sheriff’s office were on the scene assisting with accident investigation and road closure. Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team members were on the scene for investigation
Rand Road is expected to be cleared by 7:00 p.m. Monday. A-Express Towing was on the scene about 5:05 p.m.
Accident investigators working a crash scene on Rand Road, just west of Quentin Road.
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Crash was about 160 yards west of Rand and Quentin intersection.
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