Kids on Bicycles Hit by Landscaping Truck on Lake Avenue Near Crystal Creek

No news has appeared in a press release yet, but neighbors of where Crystal Creek flows from Crystal Lake report that children riding bikes were hit by a landscaping truck. The Crystal Lake Police Department says no one was killed. … Continue reading

Little Girl Bicyclist Succumbs to Accident Injuries

I wrote about the large number of police and fire department vehicles speeding past our home on Lake Avenue in Lakewood on Wednesday morning before 8. The Crystal Lake Police Department put out a press release revealed that an 8-year … Continue reading

8-Year Old Crystal Lake Girl in Critical Condition after Colliding with Car on West End

I awoke to Crystal Lake after Crystal Lake Police car speeding noisily past our Lake Avenue home.  Then I think it was a fire engine, also with siren blaring, headed for whatever had happened. We had the windows open in … Continue reading

Lakewood Village Trustee Offers Update

Lakewood Village Trustee Ken Santowski has made it a practice to send emails about his take on village affairs. His latest missive follows: Friends Neighbors and fellow residents, Unfortunately the August 10th board meeting was canceled. We only had the … Continue reading

Bike, ATV Accidents in Western McHenry County

Two western McHenry County accidents are reported by the Sheriff’s Department: Vehicle/Bicycle Accident with Injuries Sheriff Keith Nygren announced today the investigation of a vehicle versus bicycle accident that occurred on August 2, 2010 at approximately 8:00 P.M. at 14910 … Continue reading

FRG Police Seek Help in Finding Hit and Run Motorist Driving Blue Hyundai

They’re looking for a blue Hyundai. Here’s the press release FOX RIVER GROVE POLICE INVESTIGATING HIT AND RUN, PERSONAL INJURY ACCIDENT INVOLVING A BICYCLIST On 07/11/10 at 12:52 A.M. Fox River Grove Police Department responded to a hit and run … Continue reading

Bicyclists Get Special “Share the Road” License Plate, “Choose Life” License Plate Supporters Get Shaft from Jack Franks

Why not? I saw one from another state on our vacation in June, but the photo didn’t turn out. July 5th, Governor Pat Quinn signed a bill to allow “Share the Road” license plates. A minimum of 1,000 would have … Continue reading