Person flown with serious injuries from crash involving semi near Richmond

A rolled over Jeep partially ejected and entrapped the injured person, officials say

A person was airlifted with injuries that are believed to be life threatening from a car crash involving a semi-truck near Richmond Wednesday, the Richmond Township Fire Protection District reports.

A person was flown with injuries believed to be life threatening from a crash involving a semi-truck near Richmond Wednesday, the Richmond Township Fire Protection District reports.

The fire district responded at 2:34 p.m. Wednesday to a rollover crash near the intersection of Route 173 and Hawks Point Trail, according to a Richmond Township Fire Protection District news release.

First responders arrived at the scene to a Jeep rolled over onto its side with “heavy damage.” One person was found “partially ejected, entrapped and unresponsive with potentially life-threatening injuries,” according to the release.

A MD-1 vehicle and a medical helicopter were requested and arrived at the Richmond Fire Protection District fire station. The injured person was then flown to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.

Another person at the crash was evaluated and declined treatment, according to the release.

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and the Spring Grove Fire Protection District and Police Department assisted at the scene, according to the release. The crash is currently under investigation by the sheriff’s office and Spring Grove Police.