Three Patients Transported to Hospital, Not Directly Hit by Vehicle that Crashed Inside Woodfield Mall

... #ad▼

Schaumburg police and firefighter/paramedics were dispatched to Woodfield Mall today at 2:21 p.m., in response to multiple 911 calls reporting a vehicle driving into the mall. The suspect’s car, a black, SUV-type vehicle, drove through the mall entrance near a north entrance near Sears. The vehicle travelled through the mall common area, coming to a final stop in the mall center court.

The sole occupant of the vehicle has been identified as a 22-year-old male who was detained by mall patrons pending arrival of police. The subject was taken into custody by police without further incident. He was treated on scene and refused medical transport.

There is no evidence of any gunshots or active shooter situation at Woodfield Mall. Police and Fire remain on the scene and the investigation is ongoing. At this time, this appears to be an isolated incident.

A total of three patients were transported to the hospital by firefighter/paramedics for non-life-threatening medical issues. The injuries were not a result of the vehicle hitting anyone. Schaumburg firefight/paramedics and firefighter/paramedics from assisting agencies treated on scene an additional four patients o — all of whom refused transport to the hospital.

No Police, Fire or Woodfield Security Officers were injured during this incident.

Woodfield Mall is closed at this time as police continue to investigate and ensure the mall is safe to re-open. The public is advised to avoid the area if possible. Notification will be provided when Woodfield Mall re-opens.
Anyone who is unable to reach a Woodfield Mall employee or family member may call the Village of Schaumburg Customer Service Center by dialing (311) if you are within the village limits or 847-895-4500 if you are outside the village.

Stay informed with news from The Cardinal’s Emergencies Behind the Scenes Facebook page — Includes links to favorite public safety and emergency rescuers and product manufacturers and safety companies that have facebook pages. Submit your pictures or just stay up-to-date on with fire, rescue, EMS and police photo galleries. Please add your public safety photo to the wall album — go direct to the Arlington Cardinal Emergencies Behind the Scenes photos. For a list of all of The Cardinal Facebook fan pages, go to …

Help fund The Cardinal

Search Amazon …

Search for products sold on Amazon: is an Amazon Associate website, which means that a small percentage of your purchases gets paid to at no extra cost to you. When you use the search boxes above, any Amazon banner ad, or any product associated with an Amazon banner on this website, you help pay expenses related to maintaining and creating new services and ideas for a resourceful website. See more info at