Rollover Crash on Algonquin Rd Near Kolpin Dr; Vehicle Crossed Lawn at St. Zachary School, Des Plaines

Vehicle off roadway crossed front lawn at St. Zachary School at 567 West Algonquin Road before rolling over near a group of trees in a park. Shimka Auto Wreckers removed the vehicle from the park property.

Police and firefighter/paramedics from Des Plaines responded about 11:29 a.m. Monday, February 3, 2020 to a report of a serious crash with multiple injuries.

The first fire crew on arrival reported a one-vehicle rollover crash with a car on its side and a person on its side.

The driver was transported to a nearby hospital by Des Plaines Fire Department firefighter/paramedics.

No pedestrians were injured.

Apparently the driver of a blue Ford Escape was eastbound on Algonquin Road when she lost control of her vehicle just east of the St Zachary Parish driveway to Algonquin Road. The vehicle ran over a “No Parking on Highway” sign on the eastbound shoulder of Algonquin Road and traveled about 315 feet off the roadway on the property of St. Zachary School and Rosemary S. Argus Friendship Park. The vehicle missed a utility pole and a PACE bus stop sign, but hit a pine tree in a group of pine trees just east of Kolpin Drive.

Shimka Auto Wreckers had a fairly difficult tow across several feet of grass with the front wheel of the passenger car jammed.

The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.


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