Press Release- Vehicle Collision Injures Three

3/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Three persons were injured, one critically, in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon at the intersection of Alden Road and Thayer Road, in unincorporated Alden Township.

 The injured include an 80-year-old Harvard woman, listed in critical condition; a 58-year-old Harvard man; and a 55-year-old McHenry woman.

 At 3:44 p.m., the McHenry County Sheriff's Office, McHenry County Conservation Police, Harvard Fire Protection District, Flight for Life and the Hebron Fire Department, responded to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Alden Road and Thayer Road.  

 On-scene investigation indicated that a 2010 Chevrolet HHR was traveling westbound on Thayer Road and failed to stop for the stop sign at the intersection with Alden Road.  A 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander traveling southbound on Alden Road struck the Chevrolet in the southbound lane of travel.

 The driver of the Chevrolet, the 80-year-old female, was transported by Flight for Life to Javon Bea Hospital Riverside in Rockford.  The passenger in the Chevrolet, 58-year-old man, was transported by Hebron Fire/Rescue to Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital for minor injuries. The driver of the Mitsubishi was transported by Harvard Fire Protection District to Harvard Mercy Hospital with minor injuries. Seatbelts were worn at the time of crash and airbag deployments were noted for all occupants. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash. 

 The investigation continues by the McHenry County Sheriff's Office Major Crash Investigation Unit.





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