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.”