Arlington Heights police received a report about 3:23 PM Thursday of a rollover crash at Pine Avenue and Fremont Street Arlington Heights, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that burgundy Toyota and a green Jeep Grand Cherokee.
A witness saw the crash happen, and reported that a green Jeep Grand Cherokee was westbound on Fremont Street at a high rate of speed. A Toyota Camry was already in the intersection when the Jeep Grand Cherokee clipped the front of the sedan. The bumper on the Toyota was ripped from the car as the Jeep Grand Cherokee hit the curb on the corner. When the Grand Cherokee hit the curb it went airborne, rolled over and landed upright on it wheels.
The witness said the Jeep Grand Cherokee flipped up at least 20 feet off the ground. The driver of the Jeep Grand Cherokee immediately got out of the SUV. The witness said the Jeep Grand Cherokee was estimated to be speeding at about 50 mph.
Police were investigating the crash for about one hour. The driver of the Jeep Cherokee that was allegedly speeding had the right of way, but there was concern that the speeding may have been a major contributing factor to the crash.
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