Clean-up after semi-trailer truck vs pickup truck crash with fire at Northwest Highway and Hart Rd, Barrington
Barrington police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:30 PM Tuesday to a report of crash involving a semi-trailer truck with fire and injuries at Northwest Highway and Hart Road Barrington, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a semi-trailer truck crashed with a small pickup truck and that the crash resulted in a fire at 600 West Northwest Highway in front of Wickstrom Ford.
The wreck was actually located in front of Ambrosia Euro American Patisserie in the westbound lanes of Northwest Highway, just west of Hart Road.
The first fire crew on arrival reported a fully-involved vehicle fire from the cab.
Fire extended to the trailer with the trailer cargo reported to be some type of vegetable oil involved with fire.
The bed, cap, rear frame and wheels of the pickup truck that crashed with the semi-trailer truck were ripped away from the front of the small pickup truck.
Two patients were reported with injuries initially believed to be not life-threatening. One Basic Life Support patient was refusing medical transport at the scene, as of about 12:30 a.m.
Palatine Rural A36 transported one patient to Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital (hospital not confirmed).
Fox River Grove A657 transported one patient Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital (hospital not confirmed).
There was extended vehicle recovery and accident investigation at the scene overnight.
FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …
ENGINE(S): E361 Barrington-Countryside E38 Palatine Rural E36 Lake Zurich E322
CHIEF(S): BC36 3606
EMS: A361 Palatine Rural A36 Fox River Grove A657
CHANGE OF QUARTERS: Hoffman Estates E23 Long Grove A55
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