Six hurt in crash at Rand Road and Route 22 Lake Zurich — EMS Box Alarm activated Friday night, December 3, 2021. YouTube Tips ⓘ
Police, firefighters and paramedics from Lake Zurich responded about 8:30 p.m. Friday, December 3, 2021 to a report of a crash with injuries at Rand Road and Route 22 (Main Street) in Lake Zurich. The crash was located in the intersection and injured multiple individuals
Police, firefighters, and paramedics on arrival discovered two medium-size passenger vehicles with moderate to heavy damage with seven crash victims requiring assessment by paramedics. Lake Zurich fire command called for an EMS Box Alarm just before 8:35 p.m. when a MABAS Division 4 Box Alarm #32-99 was activated.
Fire command reported seven patients were assessed by paramedics and six were transported to area hospitals, including Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington, Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, and Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.
All injuries were initially believed to be non-life-threatening. One patient refused medical transport.
Firefighters, paramedics and/or command officers from Barrington-Countryside, Buffalo Grove, Cary, Countryside, Long Grove, Palatine, Rolling Meadows, and Wauconda were assigned to the scene with the MABAS EMS Box Alarm.
A Mundelein Fire Department fire engine and a Palatine Rural Fire Protection District ambulance were assigned to cover Lake Zurich at Fire Station 1.
US 12 WEST (northbound Rand Road) was closed during rescue, investigation and cleanup at the crash scene. Route 22 was closed in both directions during rescue, investigation and cleanup at the crash scene. At least one motorist disobeyed a police road block at the intersection, and was stopped and re-directed to the permitted open lanes.
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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