McHenry County Fatal Crash
There was a fatal unincorporated Harvard SUV crash on Sunday, August 11, 2019. This fatal unincorporated Harvard SUV crash was a single-vehicle crash.
The crash is discussed in a variety of media sources, including the August 12, 2019 McHenry County Sheriff’s Office media release titled “Sheriff’s Office Investigates A Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash.” An excerpt:
On August 11, 2019 at 7:24 p.m., the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, McHenry County Conservation Police, and the Harvard Fire/Rescue District responded to a single vehicle crash involving a 2015 Mercedes-Benz GL450 that had crashed into two trees on Oak Grove Road west of Illinois Route 14.
On-scene investigation indicated that the Mercedes-Benz had been traveling eastbound on Oak Grove Road. For unknown reasons the Mercedes-Benz crossed over the westbound lane of travel and exited the roadway to the north where it struck two trees and rolled onto its side.
A passenger in the SUV, identified as a 28-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the accident scene.
The driver of the Mercedes-Benz, identified as a 32-year-old man from Niles, was seriously injured. He was flown by helicopter to Javon Bea Hospital in Rockford for medical treatment.
The accident investigation continues is being conducted by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Major Crash Investigation Unit and the McHenry County Coroner’s Office.
Additional Details Concerning This Unincorporated Harvard SUV Crash
Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal SUV accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the media release mentioned above.
Accidents in which the vehicle leaves the roadway often lead to serious accident injuries, and possibly life-threatening harm. When a vehicle leaves the roadway, it is vulnerable to hitting a variety of fixed objects such as trees, utility poles, and buildings. The subject of accidents in which a vehicle leaves the roadway is further discussed on the “Accidents In Which Vehicles Leave The Roadway” page.