Serious Crash at Golf Rd and Western Ave Near Des Plaines, Niles


Police and firefighter/paramedics from North Maine Fire Protection District responded about 6:13 p.m. to a report of a crash with entrapment at Golf Road and Western Avenue.

Police were first on the scene and discovered a person was or had been trapped under a vehicle.

Firefighter/paramedics reported the person was free from under the vehicle by 6:18 p.m. A witness reported Good Samaritans backed the vehicle off of the victim before police and firefighter/paramedics arrived.

Paramedics transported one patient on “Trauma Alert” to Level 1 Trauma Center Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge.

The crash scene was cleared by about 7:05 p.m. Saturday.


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


Traffic Map Crash Scene at Golf Road and Western Avenue in Maine Township (Map data ©2020 Google)
Traffic Map Crash Scene at Golf Road and Western Avenue in Maine Township (Map data ©2020 Google).

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