Pedestrian Hit By Car In McHenry County, Illinois

Pedestrian Hit By Car In McHenry County, Illinois

There was a McHenry County pedestrian accident on Friday night, June 27, 2014.  This accident involved a car hitting a pedestrian on Route 23.

Emergency responders, including the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, Harvard Police Department, and Harvard Fire Protection District, were alerted of this accident at approximately 9:57 p.m.

According to a preliminary investigation by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, this accident involved a man walking his bike south on Route 23, about one-half mile south of Streit Road in unincorporated Dunham Township, when he was struck by a car also heading south.

The pedestrian was identified as Tyler S. Profitt, 20, of Marengo.  He was flown to Rockford Memorial Hospital, and was listed in stable condition.  The driver of the car, identified as Keith G. Dobner, 26, of Harvard, was not injured in this accident.

This McHenry County accident remains under investigation by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Accident Investigations Unit.

For Additional Information Concerning This McHenry County Pedestrian Accident

Additional details and possible updates concerning this pedestrian accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the June 29, 2014 mysuburbanlife.com article titled “Pedestrian stable after being hit by car” as well as the June 30, 2014 McHenry County Sheriff’s Office press release titled “Sheriff’s Office Investigates Car/Pedestrian Traffic Crash.”

McHenry Fatal Motorcycle Accident

Fatal Motorcycle Accident In McHenry County

There was a McHenry County fatal motorcycle accident Friday evening (June 28, 2014) in McHenry, Illinois.

According to the McHenry Police Department, this accident happened sometime before 8:24 p.m. after the motorcycle struck a pickup truck that was towing a small trailer at Route 120 and Northside Avenue.

According to McHenry County Coroner Dr. Anne Majewski, the motorcyclist was declared dead at the accident scene at 8:36 p.m.

The motorcyclist was identified as William C. Baehne, 24, of McHenry.

This fatal motorcycle accident remains under investigation.

For Additional Information Concerning This Fatal McHenry County Motorcycle Accident

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Illinois motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources including the June 28, 2014 Daily Herald article titled “McHenry man killed in motorcycle vs. truck-trailer accident” as well as the June 28 abc7chicago.com article titled “Motorcyclist, 24, dies after crash near Fox River.”

“Head-On” Crash In Woodstock, Illinois

McHenry County Vehicle Accident

There was a McHenry County “head-on” vehicle collision early this morning on Route 47 in Woodstock, Illinois. Details on the accident appear to be limited at this time. According to the Northwest Herald article of June 23, 2014, titled “Route 47 reopens in Woodstock after head-on crash,” the Woodstock Fire Department said the accident happened at the intersection of Route 47 and Charles Road. An excerpt from the article:

There was one individual in each vehicle. One sustained serious injuries and one sustained minor injuries. Both were transported to Centegra Hospital-Woodstock, Parker said.

Additional Details Regarding This McHenry County Vehicle Accident

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Northwest Herald article mentioned above as well as the June 23 McHenry County Sheriff’s Office press release titled “Sheriff’s Office Investigates Two Vehicle Traffic Crash.”

Crystal Lake Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycle Accident In McHenry County

There was a motorcycle accident Monday afternoon (June 16, 2014) in Crystal Lake, Illinois.  This motorcycle accident involved a collision between a dump truck and a motorcycle.

According to Crystal Lake Police, the collision happened at approximately 1:00 p.m. at the intersection of Route 31 and Route 176.  The accident happened as a motorcyclist was driving northbound on Route 31, when a dump truck traveling south on Route 31 attempted to make a left-hand turn onto Route 176.  In doing so, the dump truck crossed immediately in front of the path of the motorcycle, and the motorcycle and dump truck collided.

The motorcyclist, identified as Andrzej Grygorowicz, 53, of Schaumburg, suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to Centegra Hospital in McHenry.

The driver of the dump truck was identified as Leoncio Quezada, 59, of Wheeling.  He was cited for failure to yield when turning left at an intersection.   He was not injured during the accident.

Additional Details Regarding This McHenry County Motorcycle Accident

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the June 16, 2014 Daily Herald article titled “Motorcyclist struck by dump truck in Crystal Lake” as well as the June 17 Huntley Patch article titled “Man Injured in Motorcycle, Dump Truck Crash in Crystal Lake.”

Lake in the Hills Fatal Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycle Accident In McHenry County

A motorcyclist who was involved in a motorcycle accident Monday afternoon (June 9, 2014) has died from injuries he sustained during the motorcycle accident, which happened in Lake in the Hills (LITH.)

The motorcycle accident happened at approximately 3:38 p.m., as a motorcyclist was riding westbound on Algonquin Road at Lake Drive.  The motorcyclist collided with a car traveling eastbound on Algonquin Road, as the car was attempting to make a left-hand turn (i.e. turn north) onto Lake Drive.

The motorcyclist was identified as Christopher Q. Gramer, of Lake in the Hills.  He was taken to Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin, where he later died.

The driver of the car,  Lucy L. Tanksley, of Lake in the Hills, was treated at the accident scene.

This fatal motorcycle accident remains under investigation.

Various Sources And Updates For This Fatal McHenry County Motorcycle Accident

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the June 10, 2014 Daily Herald article titled “Motorcyclist injured in Lake in the Hills crash dies” as well as the June 10 Huntley Patch article titled “Motorcyclist Dies Following Monday Crash in LITH.”

Motorcycle Accident In McHenry County, Illinois

Motorcycle Accident In Unincorporated McHenry Township

There was a motorcycle accident last night (June 3, 2014) in unincorporated McHenry Township.

According to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, this motorcycle collision happened at approximately 6:24 p.m. at the intersection of Ringwood Road and Orchard Way Drive.

According to a preliminary investigation, a Kia Optima was traveling southbound on Ringwood Road, and a Yamaha motorcycle was traveling northbound.  For reasons currently unknown, the Kia turned left in front of the motorcycle.  The motorcyclist, unable to stop in time, collided with the Kia’s passenger side door.

The motorcyclist, identified as Keith W. Westerfield, 46, of McHenry, was ejected from the motorcycle during the collision.  He was taken to Centegra Hospital in McHenry, and then transferred via Flight For Life (helicopter) where he was listed in serious condition.

The driver of the Kia Optima was identified as Joshua M. Cavins, 25, of McHenry.  There was also a  front seat passenger.  Neither Cavins or the passenger were injured during this vehicle accident.

The accident remains under investigation by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, and charges regarding this motorcycle accident are pending.

Various Sources And Updates For This McHenry County Motorcycle Accident

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in the June 4, 2014 McHenry County Sheriff’s Office press release titled “Sheriff’s Office Investigates A Two Vehicle Traffic Crash” as well as the June 4 mysuburbanlife.com article titled “McHenry man seriously injured in motorcycle crash identified” and the June 3 Northwest Herald article titled “Motorcyclist taken to hospital following accident.”

Motorcycle Accident In Unincorporated Marengo, Illinois

Fatal Motorcycle Accident In McHenry County

There was a fatal McHenry County motorcycle accident Sunday morning (June 1, 2014) in unincorporated Marengo, Illinois.

McHenry County Sheriffs responded to the intersection of Meyer Road and Route 20, the scene of this motorcycle crash, at approximately 9:01 a.m.

According to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, this motorcycle accident involved a pickup truck that had stopped at a stop sign on Meyer Road, and attempted to turn left onto Route 20.  As the driver attempted to do so, he collided with a Suzuki motorcycle.

According to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, the driver of the pickup “observed the roadway to be clear,” whereas the motorcyclist was unable to stop in time to avoid the collision.

The pickup truck driver was identified as Alifonso Morales, 48, of Marengo.  He was uninjured during the collision.  He was cited for “failing to yield at a stop intersection.”

The motorcyclist was identified as William G. Hurley, 55, of Cary.  He was first taken to Centegra Woodstock, and then taken (via Flight For Life) to Condell Hospital.  He later died.

Various Sources And Updates For This McHenry County Motorcycle Accident

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the June 2, 2014 McHenry County Sheriff’s Office press release titled “Fatal Vehicle Traffic Crash In Marengo” as well as the June 2, 2014 Huntley Patch article titled “Cary Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash.”