Car Crash into Tree Traps Driver on Lake Cook Rd Just West of Weidner Rd Buffalo Grove


Car vs tree crash Lake Cook Rd west of Weidner Road Buffalo Grove, Illinois.

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 1:28 AM Thursday to a report of a crash with injuries at Lake Cook Road and Arlington Heights Road. Police and firefighter/paramedics initially received a report of a car vs tree crash at Arlington Heights Road and Lake Cook Road therefore Arlington Heights Fire Department initially dispatched. The crash was actually closer to Lake Cook Road and Weidner Road Buffalo Grove, Il.

The crash was upgraded to a crash with entrapment and possibly an ejection by 1:30 am.

Buffalo Grove police were first on scene at 1:32 am, and reported the crash was closer to Weidner Road.

A firefighter/paramedic crew on arrival reported one patient. The crash was a confirmed as a driver entrapped, but there was no ejection of any vehicle occupants at the scene.

An empty car seat was found ejected near the scene, and firefighters carefully searched vegetation and a tree line near the crash scene in case there were any victims undetected and/or unreported.

Buffalo Grove companies using a spreader and cutter tool to extricate the driver. Arlington Heights firefighter/paramedics were working Emergency Medical Services and Arlington Heights firefighters were on standby by with a charged hose line while extrication was ongoing.

The patient was extricated by Buffalo Grove firefighters by 1:51 am, and transported to Northwest Community Hospital.


ENGINE(S): Arlington Heights E4 Buffalo Grove E26

TRUCK(S): Buffalo Grove TL25

SQUAD(S): Arlington Heights SQD2 (Returned)

CHIEF(S): Buffalo Grove BC4 Arlington Heights BC1

EMS: Arlington Heights A4 Buffalo Grove A27

LIVE TRAFFIC MAP of neighborhood to a report of crash with injuries at near 42.153229, -87.977889 (Lake Cook Road and Weidner Road Buffalo Grove, Il) …

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