Crash on Congress Parkway in Crystal Lake

A press release from the Crystal Lake Police Department:

Traffic Crash on Congress Parkway

On Monday, July 07, 2014 at approximately 1:49 PM, emergency crews from the Crystal Lake Fire Rescue and Crystal Lake Police Departments responded to Congress Parkway near Federal Drive for a report of a traffic crash.

The arrow does not designate the site of the accident.  It just points to the street.

The arrow does not designate the site of the accident. It just points to the street.

Upon arrival crews found that two vehicles had collided resulting in significant damage to both.

Paramedics tended to the driver of one of the vehicles whom was experiencing a medical issue.

Police investigated the crash and determined that a 2006 Toyota Rav4, operated by Judith Puckett (50) of Lake in the Hills, IL had been travelling east on Congress parkway, and crossed into the westbound lanes.

A 2009 Jeep Liberty, operated by Dwayne Kuhn (53) of Crystal Lake, IL, had occupied the westbound lane, and the vehicles collided. Neither vehicle contained any passengers, nor was there any serious injury to the driver’s.

Both vehicles required tow trucks to remove them from the scene due to the damage from the crash.

Judith Puckett was transported by Crystal Lake ambulance to Good Shepherd Hospital for medical evaluation and treatment. Dwayne Kuhn was not transported.

Judith Puckett was cited for Improper Lane Usage 625ILCS5/11-709a with a mandatory court appearance of August 28th, 2014, at the McHenry County

Manual traffic direction was conducted around the scene for approximately 30 minutes as crews tended to the drivers, investigated the crash, and removed the vehicles and debris from the roadway.

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