McHenry County Sheriff’s deputies and Marengo Fire Protection District firefighter/paramedics responded about 8:00 AM Monday September 10, 2018 to a report of a rollover crash with entrapment at Maple St and Coral Rd Marengo, Il. Sheriff’s deputies and firefighter/paramedics received a report that no people had exited the vehicles in the rollover crash that involved a dump truck and a Jeep SUV with a vehicle fire. There was also a report that several explosions were heard. A responding fire crew reported heavy black smoke coming from the intersection.
Marengo’s Battalion Chief 1102 on arrival by 8:03 a.m. reported two vehicles involved in the crash with both vehicles rolled over, and a semi-trailer dump truck fully-involved with fire.
McHenry County Sheriff’s Office
Monday September 10th, 2018 :: 08:21 a.m. CDT
Avoid Coral Rd at Maple Ave. (sic), Marengo. Due to a traffic crash
McHenry Co Sheriff advises to AVOID Coral Rd. at Maple Ave.(sic), Marengo. Due to a current traffic crash.
A vehicle crash at the intersection of Coral Rd and Maple Ave has closed the roadway and will require a detour of traffic for the next several hours.
One Flight for Life helicopter was dispatched to the scene, and was on the scene by about 8:32 a.m.
The driver of the Jeep was extricated by about 8:53 a.m. and transported to a Level I Trauma Center by Flight for Life. The driver of the truck, who got out of the truck before firefighter/paramedics arrived, was transported to a local hospital.
A utility pole was also heavily damaged by fire, and about five ComEd customers in the area were reported to have lost power, according to ComEd.
Com Ed Outage Map
Customers Affected: Less than 5
Crew Status: Crew Working
Probable Cause: Damaged Power Line(s)
Estimated Restoration: Sep 10, 5:00 PM
The crash scene is located about two miles south of Marengo in Riley Township. According to Google Street View, the intersection has a 2-Way Stop Sign with Maple Street controlled by the stop signs. The intersection is also located about three miles north of Interstate 90.
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