12/11/17 YORKVILLE – Bristol-Kendall FPD (IL) Car vs. Semi Crash w/ Entrapment & Lifestar Medevac Rt. 47 and Galena Rd. – Video by Dave Weaver
INFO: Bristol-Kendall Fire Protection District crews extricated a man from a PT Cruiser that was slammed into a guardrail by a semi. The man was airlifted by Lifestar helicopter. The semi driver was cited for running a red light. This intersection is just south of the scene of a head-on crash which occurred two days prior on 12/9/17.
Long Grove (IL) firefighters were assisted by Buffalo Grove, Lincolnshire-Riverwoods, and Palatine firefighters at the scene of a crash with an extensive extrication Friday morning, 9/2/16 at the intersection of Lake-Cook Road and IL Route 53. The driver of a car was trapped after slamming into and becoming wedged underneath the rear of a tractor-trailer around 1:30AM. Three sets of hydraulic tools were utilized during the extrication which lasted close to an hour. A helicopter was requested but was cancelled as the patient was transported to Lutheran General Hospital by Palatine Ambulance 82.