Person Trapped Under Garbage Equipment from Garbage Truck at Sheridan Rd and Ringwood Rd in Lake Forest

Sheridan Road and Ringwood Road Street View (Image captured September 2018 ©2020 Google)
Sheridan Road and Ringwood Road Street View (Image captured September 2018 ©2020 Google).

Police, firefighters and paramedics from Lake Forest responded about 2:41 p.m. Tuesday, November 24, 2020 to a report of a rollover crash involving a garbage truck onto a person with entrapment at Sheridan Road and Ringwood Road in Lake Forest.




Fire command called for Ernie’s Towing to assist with extrication based on the report of the crash conditions. Firefighter/paramedics worked with extrication tools to free a person from a garbage cart — possibly a Cushman Haulster type vehicle. The victim’s legs were trapped under the equipment.

The victim was transported to Lake Forest Hospital.

Black ice was reported on roadways in the area.

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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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Sheridan Road and Ringwood Road Street View (Image captured September 2018 ©2020 Google)
Sheridan Road and Ringwood Road Street View (Image captured September 2018 ©2020 Google).