CL Public Works Employee Seriously Injured in Crash

A press release from the Crystal Lake Police Department:

Traffic Crash Investigated on Miller Road at Golf Course Road

At approximately 8:46 am [Friday] Crystal Lake Police and Fire/Rescue personnel responded to the area of Miller Road, just east of Golf Course Road for a report of a two-vehicle crash involving injuries.

The initial investigation revealed a Mitsubishi SUV, while heading eastbound on Miller Road, struck a City of Crystal Lake Public Works employee who was completing roadway repairs.

As a result, the male Public Works employee was pinned in between the Mitsubishi and a construction trailer.

The man was flown from the scene to an area hospital suffering from severe injuries.

The female driver of the Mitsubishi was transported by ambulance with non life threatening injuries to an area hospital.

McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene and are conducting an investigation. At this time there are no road closures due to this incident.


CL Public Works Employee Seriously Injured in Crash — 4 Comments

  1. Was somebody texting again ?

    Hope the CL employee makes a full and speedy recovery.

  2. Sounds very painful. Hope there’s no permanent damage and he heals quickly.

  3. We drove past just after police arrived.

    It was a terrible scene.

    Our prayers are with the young man and hope for a speedy recovery.

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