Single-Vehicle Crystal Lake Crash Injures Two People

Single-Vehicle McHenry County Crash A single-vehicle Crystal Lake crash occurred early Monday (October 5, 2020) morning. This single-vehicle crash occurred after the vehicle left the roadway. The accident is discussed in a variety of media sources, including the October 7, 2020 Lake & McHenry County Scanner article titled “Driver charged with DUI, passenger flown to …

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Marengo DUI Crash Injures Three Adults And Two Children

McHenry County DUI Crash On Thursday (March 12, 2020) there was a Marengo DUI crash that led to five people being injured. This Marengo DUI crash involved two vehicles. The accident is discussed in the March 13, 2020 Lake & McHenry County Scanner article titled “Man charged with DUI after 5 injured, including 2 children, …

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Unincorporated Woodstock Fatal Car Crash Along Nelson Road

McHenry County Fatal Car Crash An unincorporated Woodstock fatal car crash occurred northwest of Woodstock on Saturday (December 28, 2019) afternoon. This unincorporated Woodstock fatal car crash led to the death of a man, and injuries to the female driver. The crash happened after the car left the roadway. Accident scene photos show significant damage …

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Changes To McHenry County Drunk Driving Testing

McHenry County Drunk Driving Accidents Accidents in which the driver is impaired by alcohol usage or, increasingly, when the driver is drug-impaired continue to happen in significant numbers.  On this site, McHenry County accidents which involve impaired driving can be found in posts found under the “DUI” category.   As seen in those crashes, impaired driving often …

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Driver Charged With DUI After Unincorporated Seneca Township Crash

Driver Charged With DUI After Fatal McHenry County Crash There was a fatal single-car accident in unincorporated Seneca Township on Sunday (February 25, 2018) night.  The crash led to the death of a passenger in the car, and the driver was subsequently charged with DUI. According to information provided by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office …

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Crystal Lake February 2018 Traffic Safety Enforcement Initiative

McHenry County Drunk Driving  Drunk driving continues to be a significant traffic safety concern both nationally as well as in the Chicago area, including in McHenry County.  On this site, drunk driving crashes that involve injuries (as well as crashes involving drivers impaired by drugs, i.e. “drugged drivers”) are summarized in posts under the “DUI” …

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DUI Charges Filed Against Driver Following Fatal McHenry Crash

Fatal McHenry County Car Crash There was a fatal car crash December 26, 2017 in McHenry.  The crash, after which the driver was charged with DUI, happened in the 6500 block of Route 120. According to McHenry Police and the McHenry County Coroner’s Office, first responders went to the accident scene at 12:26 a.m.  The …

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Crash In Unincorporated Burton Township Critically Injures Man

Single-Vehicle Crash In Unincorporated Burton Township There was a single-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon (November 28, 2017) that critically injured the driver of a Jeep Cherokee SUV.  The accident occurred in unincorporated Burton Township and involved a the Jeep leaving the roadway. An excerpt regarding the accident, from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, in a November 29, …

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Four-Vehicle Chain-Reaction Crash In Algonquin

McHenry County Car Accident There was a four-vehicle accident on Friday night (December 18, 2015) in Algonquin. A car was “rear-ended” which led to a “chain-reaction crash.” The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District went to the accident scene at Algonquin Road near Sandbloom Road at approximately 5:15 p.m. An excerpt from the Northwest Herald …

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Single-Car Crash In Ringwood

Single-Car Crash In McHenry County There was a car accident early Wednesday morning (December 9, 2015) in Ringwood. According to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened at approximately 3:10 a.m.  The accident happened when a 2003 Ford Explorer northbound on Ringwood Road crossed the center line and collided with a utility pole. When …

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