Crash into Strip Mall Barber Shop at Elmhurst Rd and Hintz Rd, Prospect Heights


The driver of an SUV crashed through a men’s hair salon in a strip mall at the southeast corner of Elmhurst Road and Hintz Road in Prospect Heights near Wheeling. YouTube Tips ⓘ

Police, firefighters and paramedics from Prospect Heights responded about 8:45 p.m. Tuesday, July 13, 2021 to a report of a crash into a building next to the Subway in the block of 1200 North Elmhurst Road in Prospect Heights near Wheeling.

Crews on arrival discovered a white SUV crashed through the glass window of Mike’s Barber Shop at 1207B North Elmhurst Road. Prospect Heights Battalion 9 reported no extrication at the scene of a car crash into a strip mall.

Paramedics assessed all involved for injuries and/or medical issues and firefighters checked for hazards and structural damage.

No medical transports were reported.

The crash involved a glass window and glass door with a metal frame. No major structural damage was reported.

Mike’s Barber Shop was closed at the time of the crash, but the Subway and Los Posadas Mexican Restaurant next door to the north were open when the crash occurred.

Lotus Beauty Salon next door to the south was also closed at the time of the 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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