Fatal Collision In McHenry County
There was a fatal collision on Saturday evening (August 27, 2016) in unincorporated Dunham Township. The collision involved a pickup truck and a passenger car.
According to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, in a media release of August 29, 2016 titled “Sheriff’s Office Investigates Fatal Traffic Crash,” preliminary crash investigation results indicate the crash happened at 7:38 p.m., as a Ford F150 pickup truck was eastbound on Streit Road. It failed to stop at a stop sign at Illinois Route 23, and it struck a Nissan Maxima that was southbound on Route 23.
The driver of the pickup truck, identified as a 22-year-old man from Lake in the Hills, was ejected from the truck during the crash. He was pronounced dead after being taken to OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford. At the time of the crash, he was not wearing a seat belt, although vehicle airbag(s) deployed.
The driver of the Maxima, identified as a 24-year-old man, was taken to Rockford Memorial Hospital, as were the other occupants of the car, a 23-year-old female and 2-year-old boy. The female was in critical condition; the 2-year-old boy was said to have non-life-threatening injuries.
An excerpt from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office media release:
The investigation is ongoing by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Traffic Crash Investigations Unit and Winnebago County Coroner’s Office. Members of the Harvard, Marengo, and Woodstock Fire Protection Districts provided patient care. Members of the Harvard Police Department and McHenry County Division of Transportation assisted with traffic control.
Additional Details And Possible Updates Concerning This Fatal McHenry County Collision
Additional details regarding this fatal collision can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office release mentioned above as well as the August 29 Crystal Lake-Cary Patch article titled “LITH Man Killed, Woman and Toddler Injured in Two-Car Crash in McHenry County.”