Fatal Pedestrian Accident On Route 14 In Woodstock, Illinois

Fatal Pedestrian Crash In McHenry County

There was a fatal pedestrian accident Thursday night (March 30, 2017) on Route 14 in Woodstock.

Details on the accident appear to be limited at this time.  A crash investigation into the accident and its causes continues.

According to preliminary information provided by the Woodstock Police Department, the accident happened at the intersection of Route 14 and Lake Shore Drive.  Police responded to the accident scene at approximately 9:48 p.m.

The accident involved a man, identified as Daniel P. Anderson, 43, of Woodstock, being struck by a vehicle.

Anderson was taken to Centegra Hospital in Woodstock, where he was pronounced dead.

An excerpt regarding the crash, from the Northwest Herald article last updated on April 1, 2017 titled “Woodstock man killed in Route 14 hit-and-run Thursday“:

Immediately before the report of the crash, the police department had received another report of a person who matched Anderson’s description walking east in the middle of the westbound lane of traffic on Route 14, officials said.

Witnesses described the vehicle that struck the man as a medium to dark colored truck — possibly a pickup — with a possible lighting system on the roof. The truck didn’t stop and continued west on Route 14 toward Route 47.

 Another excerpt regarding the accident injuries, from the Crystal Lake Patch article of March 31, titled “Man Struck, Killed by Vehicle on Route 14“:
An autopsy on Friday revealed Anderson died from blunt trauma to his head and abdomen, according to a news release.

The crash investigation continues.  Those with information concerning this fatal pedestrian hit & run accident are asked to contact the Woodstock Police Department at 815-338-2131.

Additional Details Regarding This Fatal McHenry County Hit & Run

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

Minivan-Semi Truck Collision In Unincorporated McHenry County

McHenry County Collision Involving Minivan And Semi Truck

There was a collision between a semi truck and minivan near the intersection of Route 14 and Hughes Road unincorporated McHenry County (near Woodstock) early Tuesday morning, March 28, 2017.

An excerpt regarding the collision, from the March 28, 2017 Daily Herald article (with accident scene photo) titled “Two critically injured in crash near Woodstock“:

The crash occurred just before 3:30 a.m. near the intersection of Route 14 and Hughes Road in unincorporated McHenry County. A 2009 Volvo semi pulling a partially loaded 53-foot trailer was traveling west on Route 14 and struck a 2005 Dodge Caravan traveling north on Hughes Road in the intersection. A preliminary investigation revealed the Dodge failed to yield right of way from the stop sign, authorities said.

During the collision the truck rolled over.

Both the driver of the semi truck and minivan were pinned in the vehicles and had to be extricated by the fire department.

The driver of the minivan – a 67-year-old woman from Richmond – and the 65-year-old man driving the semi truck – were taken to Centegra Hospital in McHenry for treatment of their accident injuries.  Both drivers’ injuries were considered to be life-threatening in nature.

The crash investigation is being conducted by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Crash Investigations Unit and the Illinois State Police (ISP).

Additional Details Regarding This McHenry County Collision

Additional details regarding this McHenry County truck-minivan accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Daily Herald article mentioned above, as well as the March 28 Crystal Lake Patch article titled “2 Critically Injured When Semi Rolls on Top of Minivan.”

Fatal Crash On I-90 In Gilberts

Fatal McHenry County Car Collision

There was a fatal car crash Thursday morning (March 23, 2017) on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) in Gilberts.

According to preliminary crash investigation findings by the Illinois State Police (ISP) the crash happened on westbound I-90 at mile post 47.  The crash happened at 10:08 a.m., as a westbound Ford Taurus stopped or slowed in the middle lane of traffic.  The car was then “rear-ended” by a 2013 Ford Fusion.

In turn, the Ford Fusion was “rear-ended” by a Ford F-150 pickup truck.

The driver of the Taurus, identified as a 26-year-old woman from Rockford was taken to Sherman Hospital in Elgin for treatment of accident injuries which were considered to be non-life-threatening in nature.

A 3-year-old boy was a passenger in the Taurus.  He was taken to Centegra Hospital in Huntley, where he was pronounced dead.

Another passenger in the Taurus, identified as a 30-year-old man from Dixon, was also hurt and flown to Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge for treatment of his accident injuries.  Those injuries were considered to be life-threatening in nature.

The driver of the Fusion, a 48-year-old man from Zionsville, was taken to Sherman Hospital in Elgin for treatment of accident injuries which were considered to be non-life-threatening in nature.

The driver of the F-150 was not hurt.

The traffic crash investigation is being conducted by the Illinois State Police.

Additional Details Regarding This Fatal McHenry County Crash 

Additional details and possible updates regarding this fatal tollway crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the March 23 Chicago Sun-Times article (with crash scene photo) titled “3-year-old boy killed in I-90 crash near Huntley” as well as the March 23 Huntley Patch article titled “Boy, 3, Killed in I-90 Crash Near Huntley.”

Crash Near Cary Involving Vehicle Leaving Roadway

McHenry County Single-Vehicle Crash

There was a single-vehicle crash Friday night (March 3, 2017) near Cary.

The Cary Fire Protection District went to the accident scene at approximately 8:00 p.m.  The accident occurred near West Rawson Bridge Road and Rona Street.

The crash involved a vehicle leaving the roadway and crashing into a small tree.  At this time it does not appear as if the reason for the vehicle leaving the roadway has been determined or is publicly disclosed.

The driver was flown to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville for treatment of his accident injuries.  Those injuries were considered to be non-life-threatening in nature.

Additional Details Concerning This McHenry County Crash

Additional details and possible updates concerning this accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the March 3 mysuburbanlife.com article titled “Driver flown to hospital after Cary-area crash, fire official says” as well as the March 4 Crystal Lake Patch article titled “1 Flown to Hospital After Crash Near Cary.”