Palatine police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 6:47 PM Monday to a report of a crash with injuries at Roselle Road and Palatine Road Palatine, IL. Palatine firefighter/paramedics arrived on the scene at 6:51 p.m. and reported two passenger vehicles involved in the crash with both vehicles observed with significant damage. one person was found to be trapped in one of the vehicles, and an entrapment response with additional ambulances was dispatched. The first fire companies found three patients involved in the crash, but only one of the victims required extrication.
All three patients involved were transported to local hospitals. Two adult male victims were transported to Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, and one adult male was transported to St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates. All victims apparently had non-life-threatening injuries.
A total of 13 firefighters, staffing on engine company, one tower ladder truck, one rescue squad, and three rescue ambulances, which responded to the scene along with one command officer. A unit from the Palatine Rural Fire District also responded to the crash scene, as part of an automatic aid agreement.
The accident is under investigation by the Palatine Police Department.
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