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.”