VIDEO: Extrication Crash for car under rear-end of semi-trailer truck, Lake Cook Rd and Route 53.
Long Grove police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 1:29 AM Friday to a report of a crash with injuries at Lake Cook Road and Route 53 Long Grove, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of a vehicle lodged under a semi-trailer truck in a rear-end crash.
Lake County Sheriff deputies were first on the scene.
Long Grove Battalion Chief 55 on arrival reported one vehicle under a semi-trailer truck — out investigating by 1:33 a.m.
Long Grove Battalion Chief 55 reported one patient confirmed trapped with an extended extrication expected — calling for a firefighter callback.
Buffalo Grove Battalion Chief 4 assigned by 1:39 a.m.
Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Battalion Chief 51 assigned by 1:40 a.m.
Fire command reported firefighters were working with three extrication tools.
A tow truck was used to lift the semi-trailer enough to pull the vehicle away away from the trailer.
Countryside Engine 412’s crew was assigned to a helicopter Landing Zone at Menard’s parking lot.
Flight for Life not available; Lifestar responding.
Extrication was reported completed by 2:32 a.m. with the patient in Palatine A82.
Helicopter response canceled, and the patient was transported to Level I Trauma Center Advocate Lutheran General Hospital by Palatine A82’s crew with two Palatine paramedics and three Long Grove paramedics on board.
No other injuries were reported.
FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …
ENGINE(S): Countryside E412
TRUCK(S): T ?? T51 TL25
CHIEF(S): BC55 5500 5501 5502
EMS: A55 Palatine A82
CHANGE OF QUARTERS: Lake Zurich A3, Countryside E412, Countryside Chief, Deerfield E20
Firefighters in Long Grove work a prolonged extrication with mutual aid from Buffalo Grove, Palatine, Lincolnshire-Riverwoods, and Countryside FPD (VIDEO CREDIT: Larry Shapiro).
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