Fatal Two-Vehicle Collision At Huntley Intersection

McHenry County Fatal Two-Vehicle Collision

There was a fatal two-vehicle collision Monday (May 21, 2018) morning in Huntley.

Details on the accident appear to be limited at this time.  The cause of the accident and fault remain under investigation.

According to Huntley Police, police responded to the accident scene, which was at the intersection of Algonquin and Haligus Roads, just after 6:00 a.m.  The two-vehicle collision involved a 2005 Ford Explorer and a 2008 Dodge Caravan.

One driver, later identified as David Stone, 51, of Huntley, was declared dead at the accident scene.  At the time of the accident he was driving the Ford Explorer.

The other driver was also injured.  He was identified as a 74-year-old man from Lake in the Hills.  He was taken to Centegra Hospital in Huntley for treatment of his accident injuries.  It does not appear to be publicly disclosed as to the type and the extent of his injuries.

An excerpt regarding the fatal two-vehicle collision, from the May 21, 2018 Chicago Tribune article titled “1 person dead after morning crash in Huntley“:

No charges have been filed, and Huntley police asked that any witnesses contact them at 847-515-5311 or the tip line at 847-515-5333.

Responders to the scene included the McHenry County sheriff’s office, the Kane County Accident Reconstruction Team and police from West Dundee, Crystal Lake, Lake in the Hills, Algonquin, Elgin and Hampshire, as well as Huntley’s Community Emergency Response Team, Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association and Public Works Department.

The intersection was closed until about 10:00 a.m. as the accident investigation was being conducted.

Additional Details Regarding This Fatal Two-Vehicle Collision

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal two-vehicle collision can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the May 21 Crystal Lake Patch article titled “Authorities ID Huntley Man Killed In Crash.”

Fatal McHenry County Pedestrian Accident In Harvard

Fatal McHenry County Pedestrian Accident

There was a fatal McHenry County pedestrian accident in Harvard on Thursday (May 17, 2018) evening.  The accident involved a vehicle that hit a man who was walking.

Details on the accident appear limited at this time.  The cause and fault in the accident do not appear to be publicly disclosed at this time.

The fatal pedestrian accident happened 9:45 p.m. near the intersection of North Division Street and East Front Street.

An excerpt regarding the fatal pedestrian accident, as seen in the May 18 Daily Herald article titled “Pedestrian struck, killed in Harvard“:

Ronald L. Jacobs Sr., 69, of Harvard, was pronounced dead at 10:11 p.m. Thursday, and an autopsy Friday revealed that he died of blunt trauma of the chest, according to the coroner.

The accident investigation of this McHenry County crash is being conducted by the McHenry County Coroner’s Office, Harvard Police, and the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department.

Additional Details Regarding This Fatal McHenry County Pedestrian Accident

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal McHenry County pedestrian accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above.

Fatal Collision In Unincorporated Richmond Involving Car And SUV

Fatal McHenry County Vehicle Collision

There was a fatal collision between a SUV and a car early Wednesday (May 16, 2018) in unincorporated Richmond.

According to information provided by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office (in a May 16 media release titled “Sheriff’s Office Investigating Two-Vehicle Fatal Crash“) deputies, as well as the Richmond Fire Protection District and Wonder Lake Fire Protection District first went to the accident scene at 7:00 a.m.  The accident scene was at the intersection of Tryon Grove Road and Keystone Road.

An excerpt regarding the fatal collision from the media release:

Preliminary investigation indicated that a 2001 Chevrolet Suburban driven by the 32-year-old was traveling eastbound on Tryon Grove Road west of Keystone Road, and did not have a stop sign. A 2007 Toyota Prius, driven by the Vernon Hills man, was traveling northbound on Keystone Road approaching Tryon Grove Road, where there is a stop sign.  The Prius stopped but then for unknown reasons pulled out in front of the Suburban, causing the collision.

The driver of the Prius, identified as a 77-year-old man, died at the accident scene.  The driver of the Suburban was taken by ambulance to Centegra Hospital in McHenry for medical treatment of his accident injuries, which were considered to be minor injuries.

Another excerpt from the media release regarding restraint systems that deployed in each vehicle:

Airbags deployed in the Prius, but not in the Suburban.  The drivers of both vehicles were wearing their seat belts at the time of the crash.

The accident investigation is ongoing and is being conducted by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Major Crash Investigation Unit and the McHenry County Coroner’s Office.

Additional Details Concerning This Fatal Collision

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal McHenry County vehicle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the media release mentioned above.

Kishwaukee Valley Road Fatal Motorcycle Crash Near Woodstock

Fatal McHenry County Motorcycle Crash

There was a fatal motorcycle crash Sunday (May 6, 2018) morning in McHenry County near Woodstock.  The crash apparently involved a motorcycle loss of control.

According to information provided by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened at 11:03 a.m. as a 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling eastbound on Kishwaukee Valley Road, just west of Vermont Road.  At that time, the motorcycle ran off the curved roadway and first went into a ditch, then over Vermont Road.

The motorcyclist, identified as Donald E. Hansen, 72, of Woodstock, was ejected from the motorcycle.  He was severely injured during the crash and was taken to Centegra Medical Center in Woodstock, where he was pronounced dead.

An excerpt regarding the motorcyclist, from the May 7, 2018 Crystal Lake Patch article titled “Woodstock Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash“:

He was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. The motorcycle had no mechanical issues, police said. The investigation revealed that the “motorcycle operational abilities were believed to have contributed to the crash,” according to a news release.

A subsequent autopsy revealed that Hansen died from from blunt force trauma to the head.

The accident investigation is being conducted by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Major Crash Investigation Unit and McHenry County Coroner’s Office.

Additional Details Regarding This Fatal McHenry County Motorcycle Crash

Additional details and possible updates concerning this McHenry County fatal motorcycle crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above.