July 25, 2022

Severe Injury Incident Involving Golf Cart

A male juvenile is in critical condition after being struck by a motorized golf cart on private property in unincorporated Marengo.

On July 23, 2022 at 9:57 a.m., the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Marengo Fire and Rescue District responded to the 19600 block of Harmony Road, in unincorporated Marengo, for a juvenile who was struck by a motorized golf cart. Preliminary investigation indicated that a motorized golf cart was being operated on private property by a female juvenile, along with three juvenile passengers, when the golf cart struck a male juvenile.  The male juvenile was transported to Sherman Hospital, Elgin, by ambulance and was subsequently flown to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition.  The juveniles riding on the golf cart were not injured.

Alcohol or drug use are not a factor in this incident.  The case remains under investigation by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Major Crash Investigation Unit and Patrol Division.