Police and firefighter/paramedics from Hoffman Estates responded about 6:25 p.m. Saturday, November 21, 2020 to a report that two pedestrians were hit by a vehicle on Barrington Road south of Bode Road in Hoffman Estates.
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The first fire crew on arrival report two people injured with one person down in the roadway just south of the intersection.
Initial report was that two people were pushing a car and that the two pedestrians struck by a car. One person was seriously injured and transported to a Level 1 Trauma Center. The second person initially refused medical transportation.
Two ambulances responded to the scene.
Traffic is blocked in the area, especially southbound Barrington Road with a traffic backup. MCAT-STAR (Major Case Assistance Team – Serious Traffic Accident Reconstruction) team is on the scene for an extended crash investigation.
Southbound Barrington Road was closed at Golf Road, and Bode Road was closed just east of the crash scene on Barrington Road. Traffic conditions could change during the investigation.
The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities or witnesses on scene.
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