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One Killed, One Critically Injured in Crash Involving Crane, Work Van and a Jeep at Route 173 and Keystone Rd, Unincorporated Richmond

McHenry County Sheriff’s deputies and Richmond Township Fire Protection District firefighter/paramedics responded about 7:51 a.m. Monday, October 7, 2019 to a report of a crash involving three vehicles at Route 173 and Keystone Road in […]

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SUV Goes Airborne Hits Semi-Truck Head-on WB Palatine Rd West of Rand Rd, Arlington Heights

Head-on crash involving SUV into Kenworth semi-trailer truck on Palatine Road west of Rand Road (US 12), Arlington Heights. Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 10:57 AM Monday June 24, 2019 to a report […]

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Truck Driver Injured, Trapped in Semi-Trailer Truck with Leaking Diesel Fuel on Lake Cook Rd Just East of Schaeffer Rd, Arlington Heights

Semi-Trailer Truck Crash into a Tree at Lake Cook Rd and Schaefer Rd, Arlington Heights Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 2:51 PM Friday February 22, 2019 to a report of a semi-trailer truck […]

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Trucker’s HazMat Notification Questioned After Truck Crash, Fire, and Chemical Cargo Misrepresented on Northwest Highway, Barrington

SEMI-TRUCK DRIVER DIDN’T PROPERLY INFORM FIREFIGHTERS OF HAZARDOUS MATERIAL A semi-trailer truck driver who rear-ended a pickup truck, did not properly inform firefighters about his hazardous cargo, known as MDI or an isocyanate. The resulting […]

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One Dead and Crash Cause Unknown in Stevenson Expressway Fire Involving 2 Trucks and 3 Passenger Vehicles

Chicago firefighters knew they had a large fire on the outbound Stevenson Expressway (I-55). Initially firefighters didn’t know whether they had a truck fire or a crash. Initially on scene, they reported they had two […]

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Rollover Truck Crash with Fire at SB I-94 Near Deerfield Rd, Deerfield, Tri-State Shut Down Both Directions

Deerfield police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 12:55 PM Thursday to a rollover truck crash on the Tri-State Tollway Eastbound/Southbound at the 23.5 Mile Marker. Illinois State Police and Deerfield-Bannockburn firefighter/paramedics received a report of a […]