Rollover Crash with Injuries on Eastbound I-88 Near Elburn and Kaneville Injures 2, Shuts Down I-88 Both Directions

Illinois State police, Kane County Sheriff’s deputies, firefighter/paramedics, and IDOT responded about 11:24 AM Thursday to a report of a rollover crash with injuries at EB I-88 and Mile Marker 108. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report a rollover SUV extrication crash with injuries on Eastbound I-88 just west of Route 47.

One male patient, the driver, transported by helicopter to Level I Trauma Center Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital. One female patient transported by ground ambulance to Presence Mercy Medical Center in Aurora . Both patients were initially described was having serious injuries, according to Illinois State Police.

Rescuers received a report by 11:27 a.m. that two adults were trapped in the vehicle Engine 1601’s was assigned as ground contact with the medical helicopter.

A LifeStar medical helicopter was enroute by about 11:33 a.m. with a 17 minute ETA.

Command requested a shutdown of westbound lanes of I-88 by 11:35 a.m. Illinois State Police and county deputies were also confirmed en route.

A crew on arrival by 11:38 a.m. reported seeing one patient that needs to be extricated that is already being helped by an Illinois State Trooper. A crew arriving also reported the vehicle rolled over on the passenger side.

Command requested a shutdown of all westbound traffic for a helicopter Landing Zone (LZ) on I-88, blocking I-88 at Route 56 by 11:40 a.m.

The LifeStar Medevac helicopter landed in the LZ in the westbound lanes by about 11:53 a.m.

Engine 1607’s crew reported extrication complete by 12:05 p.m.

The LifeStar helicopter was back in the air with a patient by about 12:08 p.m.

IDOT kept I-88 closed at Route 56.

The crash involved a single vehicle — a Honda Pilot that rolled over for an unknown reason.

All lanes in both directions of I-88 were re-opened by 12:35 p.m.


ENGINE(S): E1601 Kaneville E1607 Big Rock Brush Truck 1506

TRUCK(S): ??

SQUAD(S): Big Rock SQD1507

CHIEF(S): BC ?? 1510

EMS: Big Rock M1552 M1551

CHANGE OF QUARTERS: Little Rock Fox Medic 341

LIVE TRAFFIC MAP of neighborhood to a report of rollover crash with injuries at near 41.831046, -88.482442 (EB I-88 and Mile Marker 108) …

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