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Complete McHenry County, IL accident reports and news.


Accidents in McHenry County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year

In McHenry County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.

When an accident happens in McHenry County, it is important to do the following immediately:

  • Remain at the crash scene;
  • Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
  • Call the police;
  • Exchange information with other drivers;
  • Get contact information from witnesses;
  • Inform your insurance company;
  • Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
  • Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
  • Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.

An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.

After a McHenry County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.

Personal injury lawyers offer a no-cost claim evaluation to help you.

Since there is no cost to speak with a lawyer, it is a good idea to learn more about your potential claim. Connect with an experienced McHenry County personal injury lawyer who can provide you with information about your rights and options. Learn more here about the value of a no-cost legal claim evaluation.

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Fri, 01/13/2017 Car Accident City of Crystal Lake Public Works employee critically injured in collision with vehicle on Miller Road in Crystal Lake, Illinois
Thu, 12/15/2016 Car Accident Matthew J. Lange, 35, and Katie L. Kloess, 29, killed in crash at Millstream Road and Illinois Highway 176 in Marengo, Illinois
Sat, 12/10/2016 Aircraft Accident Robert I. Sherman, 63, killed in small-plane crash in Marengo, Illinois
Wed, 11/16/2016 Truck Accident Barry G. Serio, 55, killed in truck crash on Route 176 near Woodstock, Illinois
Sun, 10/16/2016 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist Alex J. Misurelli, 35, killed in multi-vehicle crash on Route 31 Western Bypass in Algonquin, Illinois
Sat, 10/15/2016 Motorcycle Accident Alex J. Misurelli, 35, dead in motorcycle collision with vehicle on Route 31 in Algonquin, Illinois
Sat, 09/03/2016 Car Accident John Korkowski, 67, and Claire Korkowski, 59, killed in two-vehicle crash on South Solon Road in McHenry County, Illinois
Sun, 07/31/2016 Drunk Driving Motorcyclist airlifted, man charged with DUI after crash on Route 46 in Woodstock, Illinois
Sun, 06/26/2016 Car Accident Tanya M. McDonough dead and Ryan Heineman, 33, charged with DUI after car crash on Route 12 in Spring Grove, Illinois
Mon, 05/02/2016 Car Accident Cainen Reimann, 35, killed; his wife critically injured in car crash on Route 120 in McHenry, Illinois
Thu, 04/21/2016 Car Accident Joan S. Zado, 28, cited for driving without a license; 21-year-old man and 1-year-old child injured in crash on Randall and Algonquin in Algonquin, Illinois
Tue, 02/16/2016 Truck Accident Desiree Wease and Demonte Wigfall, both 18, killed and 2 injured in car crash with semi on I-90 in McHenry County, Illinois
Fri, 02/12/2016 Car Accident David Flight, 56, killed in second of 2 'intentional' crashes on Route 47 at Jim Dahmer Drive in Huntley, Illinois
Tue, 01/12/2016 Car Accident Patrick M. Wixted, 25, killed, and woman, 51, seriously injured in two-car wreck on Route 31 in Prairie Grove, Illinois
Fri, 11/27/2015 Car Accident James Seward, 18, Kelly Cronin, 18, and Promise Williamsen, 18, killed in single-vehicle crash on Lily Lake Road in McHenry, Illinois
Sat, 10/17/2015 Car Accident Blake Bishop, 45, and John Douglas Baxter Jr., 49, dead in single-vehicle crash on Pyott Road in Lake in the Hills, Illinois
Fri, 05/29/2015 Car Accident Fernando Suarez III killed in car rollover on Fox Lake Road in Lakemoor, Illinois
Tue, 05/26/2015 Train Accident Meghan Donovan, 32, killed after being struck by train in Harvard, Illinois
Sun, 04/27/2014 Car Accident John J. Moore, 43, killed, three others injured after a head-on collision between a car and SUV on Pyott Road in Crystal Lake, Illinois
Fri, 04/18/2014 Motorcycle Accident Kyle A. Marriner, 19, critically injured, airlifted to hospital, after his motorcycle collides with a tractor-trailer on U.S. Route 12 in Richmond.