LAKEWOOD – Two children were injured and one was airlifted to the hospital in serious condition after getting hit on their bicycles Friday just outside of Lakeside Festival in Crystal Lake.
The crash occurred about 6 p.m. Friday night near the intersection of Lake Avenue and Riverside Drive in Lakewood after a car hit two children riding their bicycles.
An officer on the scene said one was airlifted and was in serious condition. The other is believed to have been taken to an area hospital.
The two bicycles were mangled and pieces were scattered nearby.
The Crystal Lake Police Department, Lakewood police and the McHenry County Sheriff's Office were at the scene.
The McHenry County Sheriff's Office is leading an investigation into the cause of the crash, according to Crystal Lake Fire Battalion Chief Jerry Larsen. Police did not immediately get back to the Northwest Herald with further details.