Three Crashes with Entrapment, 1 Fatal, in 14-mile Stretch of WB I-90 from Hoffman Estates to Huntley — in 65 Minutes

In three crashes on I-90 (Jane Addams Memorial Tollway), a total of 7 people were injured, a 3-year-old boy was killed, and all three crashes involved extrication for people trapped in their vehicles.

ABC 7 Chicago Chopper 7 HD Photo from the crash near Huntley …

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Huntley FPD firefighter/paramedics responded about 10:11 a.m. Thursday March 23, 2017 to a report of a crash with a person pinned in a vehicle on westbound I-90 near the southbound exit to IL-47. A 3-year-old boy was killed in the crash, and three other people were injured. The crash involved a rear-end collision with severe damage to a red sedan. Two helicopters were dispatched, and a MABAS EMS Box Alarm was activated, which brought ambulances from Algonquin-Lake in the Hills FPD, Hampshire FPD, Crystal Lake Fire Rescue, and Cary FPD to the scene.

Carpentersville & Countryside FPD Engine, Marengo FPD EMS, South Elgin & Countryside FPD Engine, Genoa-Kingston FPD EMS and firefighter/paramedics stood by in Huntley fire stations to cover the rest of the community while Huntley firefighter/paramedics worked on the tollway.

In the second crash on westbound I-90 between Route 59 and Beverly Road, Hoffman Estates firefighter/paramedics responded about 10:17 a.m. to a report of a crash involving a semi-trailer truck and a car with a person trapped in the car. Two people were injured, and the person that was trapped was extricated from the vehicle by 10:25 a.m.

In the third crash on westbound I-90 just east of Route 59, one silver car rear-ended another silver car — causing one person to be trapped in a vehicle. Hoffman Estates firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:16 a.m. to the third crash. The person that was trapped was extricated by 11:35 a.m., two people were transported area hospitals. The third crash occurred in traffic that was backed up during cleanup of the second crash that occurred at 10:17 a.m.

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