Single-Vehicle Rollover Crash into Utility Pole on Charles Rd Near Queen Anne Rd in Woodstock Injures Three

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Woodstock firefighter/paramedics and McHenry County Sheriff’s deputies responded about 2:00 a.m. Sunday November 24, 2019 to a report of a rollover crash with entrapment and ejection on Charles Road just west of Queen Anne Road.

Firefighter/paramedics and sheriff’s deputies on arrival found a Toyota Camry on its side, with a snapped utility pole and covered by power lines. Two people, trapped inside the vehicle, were suffering life-threatening injuries. One person that was ejected from the vehicle during the crash was also suffering life-threatening injuries.

Fire command requested two Flight for Life helicopters and ComEd linemen to responded to the scene to cut the power and secure the scene.

ComEd Outage Report 3:45 AM
Customers Affected: 26
Crew Status: Crew Working
Probable Cause: Vehicle Accident
Estimated Restoration: Nov 24, 10:45 AM.

Firefighters extricated the two people inside the car by about 2:30 p.m. Both extricated victims were airlifted in two separate Flight for Life helicopters to Level 1 Trauma Center Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. The helicopters landed in a field next to the roadway.

The victim who had been ejected was transported by a Woodstock rescue ambulance to Northwestern Medicine Woodstock Hospital.

The crash is under investigation. The single-vehicle occurred near a curve of Charles Road — a two-lane rural highway located between Route 120 and Route 47.

A separate vehicle later crashed into a section of the utility pole that was broken during the initial crash. No injuries were reported in the second crash. The early morning crash was located just north of Woodstock North High School.



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