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Traffic returns to normal after accident near McHenry County College

Published: Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 11:54 a.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 5:22 p.m. CDT
(Jim Dallke -
Crystal Lake firefighters put a woman on a stretcher after a two-car accident in front of McHenry County College Thursday.

CRYSTAL LAKE - Emergency crews have cleared the sight of a two-vehicle accident on Route 14 near McHenry County College.

Crystal Lake police and fire crews were at the scene of the accident in front of the community college, located at 8900 Route 14 in Crystal Lake, at 11:45 a.m.

Officials had urged motorists to avoid the area earlier in the day.

One woman was transported to an area hospital, but the extent of her unjuries was unknown.

Traffic was moving slowly in that area, especially westbound Route 14, at the time.

— Lawerence Synett and Jim Dallke

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