Car Collides With Large Boulder In Cary

McHenry County Car Crash In Which Car Collides With Large Boulder

There was a car crash Tuesday (May 31, 2016) morning in Cary in which a man had to be extricated from his car after hitting a large boulder.

The Cary Fire Protection District responded to the accident scene, which was in the 100 block of Hickory Nut Grove Lane, at approximately 9:35 a.m.   A car had collided into a large boulder that was approximately 100 feet from the roadway, and the driver, a 66-year-old local man, was trapped in the car.

The extrication process took 40 minutes, after which the man was flown to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville in critical condition.  However, the accident injuries were considered to be non-life-threatening in nature.

An excerpt from the May 31, 2016 Northwest Herald article (with video) titled “Cary firefighters cut man from car after he crashes into boulder,” referring to McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Aimee Knop:

Knop said the man was northbound on Hickory Nut Grove Road in a 1997 blue Cadillac when he “failed to negotiate the sharp curve” in the roadway and struck the boulder. The cause of the crash still is under investigation, she said.

Additional Details Regarding This McHenry County Car Crash

Additional details and possible updates concerning this collision can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Northwest Herald article mentioned above as well as the May 31 Crystal Lake-Cary Patch article titled “Driver Airlifted After Car Collides With Boulder.”

Motorcycle Crash Near McHenry Injures Motorcyclist

McHenry County Motorcycle Accident

There was a motorcycle accident Sunday (May 15, 2016) near Woodstock.  The accident happened as the motorcyclist was riding southbound on Deep Cut Road at approximately 12:40 p.m.

An excerpt regarding this motorcycle crash, from the Northwest Herald article of May 15, 2016, titled “Woodstock-area motorcycle crash sends 1 person to hospital, fire official says“:

The driver of a motorcycle was southbound Deep Cut Road, and left the roadway near Nelson Road, Nieman said. There were no passengers on the motorcycle, he said, and the driver was sent to Centegra Hospital – Woodstock with injuries that were not considered to be life threatening.

The cause of the crash has yet to be determined.  The accident remains under investigation.

Additional Details Regarding This Motorcycle Accident

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Northwest Herald article mentioned above.

Motorcycle Accident In McHenry Injures Two People

McHenry County Motorcycle Accident

There was a motorcycle accident Friday (May 6, 2016) in McHenry.  The accident injured two people.

According to McHenry Township Fire Protection District Lt. Mike Kempster, the department responded at approximately 3:30 p.m. to the accident scene, which was at Route 31, just south of Shoppers Drive, in McHenry.

McHenry Police say the accident happened as a Ford Taurus was traveling northbound on Route 31, and it collided with a southbound 2007 Harley-Davidson Road Glide motorcycle.

The cause of the accident appears to be undetermined or undisclosed.

Both people on the motorcycle were seriously injured.  One was flown to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville for treatment of their accident injuries, and the second person was also taken to a hospital.

The driver of the car was not injured.

An excerpt from the Northwest Herald article of May 6, 2016, titled “McHenry motorcycle crash seriously injures 2 people, fire official says“:

The driver of the Ford, 45-year-old Sheree Ann Shaw of Twin Lakes, Wisconsin, was taken into custody and charged with no valid driver’s license, police said. Shaw posted bond and is set to appear in court June 8 in Woodstock, police said.

The McHenry Police Department is asking those who may have information regarding the crash to call the McHenry Police Department at 815-363-2200 or the anonymous tip line at 815-363-2124.

Additional Details Regarding This Crash

Additional details and possible updates concerning this motorcycle crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Northwest Herald article mentioned above as well as the May 6 mysuburbanlife.com article titled “McHenry motorcycle crash seriously injures 2 people, fire official says.”

Man Dies Following Car Crash In Unincorporated McHenry

Fatal McHenry County Car Crash

There was a car crash in unincorporated McHenry on Monday night (May 2, 2016) after which a man died.

According to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, in a May 3 press release titled “Sheriff’s Office Investigates Fatal Single Vehicle Crash,” the accident happened in the 2000 block of Illinois Route 120, which is in unincorporated McHenry.

A preliminary investigation performed by the Sheriff’s Office indicates that the accident happened as a 2010 Chevrolet Corvette was heading eastbound on Route 120 when, for a currently unknown reason, the vehicle went out of control east of Chapel Hill Road.  The car then exited the roadway to the south and struck several trees.

An excerpt from the Sheriff’s Office news release mentioned above:

The male driver, Cainen R. Riemann, was transported by Flight for Life to Centegra Hospital McHenry where he was pronounced dead. The female passenger was transported by Flight for Life to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.

The occupants were both wearing seatbelts and the airbags deployed at the time of the crash. Speed is believed to be a factor in the crash.

Riemann was 34 years old; the female passenger has been identified as his wife, age 32.

The investigation into this fatal McHenry County crash is continuing, and is being performed by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Major Traffic Crash Investigations Unit and the McHenry County Coroner’s Office.

Additional Details Regarding This Fatal McHenry County Crash

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal collision can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office media release mentioned above, as well as the Chicago Sun-Times article of May 3 titled “Man killed, wife injured in McHenry crash.”