Thursday, July 9, 2020

Chicago Police SUV Crash with Motorbike Kills Motorbike Rider Near 118th St and Halsted St, Chicago

8 A man died and three Chicago police officers were injured when a Chicago PD SUV with lights and sirens activated crash with a motorbike (Courtney Gousman/WGN News). Chicago Police Department is investigating a fatal crash after a police SUV crashed with a motorbike at about 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday July 8, 2020 near Halsted […]

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Emergency Landing in Huntley for Hot Air Balloon on Sightseeing Tour After Passenger Lost Consciousness

7 Huntley police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 7:15 a.m. Wednesday July 8, 2020 to a report of medical emergency aboard a hot air balloon, requiring an emergency landing in a residential neighborhood near the cross streets of Ackman Road and Haligus Road in Huntley. An 80-year-old woman reportedly lost consciousness during an early morning hot […]

Hazmat Response for Tanker Fuel Leak on Northbound Route 53 Near Algonquin Road, Rolling Meadows

7 Police and firefighter/paramedics from Schaumburg responded about 1:49 p.m. Wednesday July 8, 2020 to a report of a fuel leak on Route 53 near I-90, but the incident was actually near Algonquin Road. Schaumburg firefighters on arrival reported a fuel tanker truck leaking fuel on the bridge of northbound Route 53 over Algonquin Road. […]

Rollover Crash with Fire and Ejection Kills Father and Son on WB Interstate 90 Near Marengo

2 Illinois State Police troopers and firefighter/paramedics from Hampshire Fire Protection District responded just before 11:00 p.m. Monday July 6, 2020 to a rollover crash involving a vehicle fire and ejection on westbound I-90 near Mile Post 39 near Harmony (unincorporated) and Marengo in McHenry County. Harold E. Switzer Jr., 49, and Harold Switzer III, […]

Aurora Police Ask for Public’s Help with Vehicle Identification After Hit-and-Run Car vs Bicycle Crash with Injuries

6 Police and firefighter/paramedics from Aurora responded about 2:20 p.m. Sunday July 5, 2020 to a report of a hit-and-run crash involving a car and a bicyclist at Montgomery Road and Cumberland Road in Aurora. Aurora Police Department urges anyone who may recognize the vehicle or who may have information about the crash to call […]

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

House Fire on Albany Lane Just North of Rand Rd, Des Plaines — Second House Fire on Albany Ln in Less than a Month

4 Police and firefighter/paramedics from Des Plaines responded about 12:13 p.m. Tuesday July 7, 2020 to a report of a house fire in the block of 700 Albany. Flames were coming out of the attic at the side of the house. Fire command on arrival confirmed a working fire at a rear corner of the […]

Monday, July 6, 2020

Extra Alarm House Fire on Brandon Rd West of Andover Rd in Kildeer

Police from Kildeer and firefighter/paramedics from Lake Zurich responded about 10:25 p.m. Monday July 6, 2020 to a report of a house fire on Brandon Road west of Andover Road in Kildeer. Fire was showing on arrival of firefighters. A MABAS Division 4 Box Alarm #32-2 was activated at 10:32 p.m. for an extra […]

Sunday, July 5, 2020

Man Who Died in Lake Petite Identity Released: Off-Duty Palatine Police Officer

The man who died Friday July 3, 2020 in Petite Lake in unincorporated Lake Villa is now publicly identified as an off-duty Palatine police officer. Victor Lopez, age 49, of Round Lake Beach, was off duty with friends when he died. His friends tried to save him when he was found unresponsive underwater. Lake […]

Fireworks in Recycling Bin Ignite, Cause Small Fire in Garage of Home on Leeds Court, Naperville

4 Naperville firefighters responded about 10:39 p.m. Saturday July 4, 2020 for a smoke investigation following a fire in a recycling bin in the block of 300 Leeds Court. Firefighters arrived and learned that a resident of the single-family home had used an extinguisher to put out flames in a recycling bing after fireworks were […]

Saturday, July 4, 2020

Man Dies After Rescue from Petite Lake, CPR by Friends in Unincorporated Lake Villa

16 Lake County Sheriff’s Marine Unit along with Lake County Sheriff’s Patrol Deputies and Lake Villa Fire Protection District firefighter/paramedics were dispatched about 5:45 p.m. Friday July 3, 2020, to the block of 38800 North Cedar Crest Drive in unincorporated Lake Villa, for a report of an unconscious subject. Further information obtained by 911 telecommunicators […]

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Motorcycle Crash on Algonquin Rd Just West of Penny Rd in South Barrington

4 Police from South Barrington and firefighter/paramedics from Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District responded about 1:09 p.m. Thursday July 2, 2020 to a report of a motorcyclist down at Algonquin Road and Penny Road in South Barrington. Initially it was unknown if another vehicle was involved. The motorcycle driver may have initially lost consciousness from […]

Head-on Crash with an Asphalt Dump Truck Kills Driver of a Subaru Legacy at Lake Cook Rd and Raupp Blvd, Buffalo Grove

0 Police and firefighter/paramedics from Buffalo Grove responded about 2:29 p.m. Monday June 20, 2020 to a report of a head-on crash at Lake Cook Road and Raupp Boulevard. Tower 25’s crew discovered the crash in the eastbound lanes of Lake Cook Road and reported a car just crashed with all eastbound lanes blocked. Firefighters […]