3 Seriously Hurt in Head-on Crash on Algonquin Road West of Hammond Drive, Schaumburg


Head-on Crash investigation by MCAT-STAR on Algonquin Road just west of Hammond Drive in Schaumburg. YouTube Tips ⓘ

A Cook County Sheriff’s Deputy discovered a head-on crash involving a Mercedes sedan and a pickup truck with three people hurt Sunday morning in front of the Escape Lounge and Sports Bar. Police, firefighters, and paramedics from Schaumburg responded about 7:09 a.m. Sunday, February 21, 2020 to a report of a serious crash some people down in the roadway.

A ladder truck and an additional ambulance were dispatched on the report of the seriousness of the crash by 7:12 a.m.

The first fire crew on arrival reported two vehicles with heavy damage on Algonquin Road in front of the Escape Sports Bar.

A third ambulance was dispatched by 7:20 a.m. — Rolling Meadows Ambulance 16 was assigned. A quick extrication may have been performed, but Squad 55, often dispatched for extrication, was returned before arriving on the scene.

Two patients were transported to Level 1 Trauma Center Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge and one patient was transported to Northwest Community Hospital. All three crash victims were described as having serious injuries.

Algonquin Road was closed for several hours just west of Hammond Drive while MCAT-STAR investigators worked to investigate the head-on crash.


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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