Local

2 children injured in crash near Lakeside Festival

Sarah Nader - snader@shawmedia.com
Lakewood police officers talk with the driver of the vehicle after two children were injured after getting hit on their bicycles Friday, June 30, 2017 near the intersection of Lake Avenue and Riverside Drive in Lakewood.
Sarah Nader - snader@shawmedia.com Lakewood police officers talk with the driver of the vehicle after two children were injured after getting hit on their bicycles Friday, June 30, 2017 near the intersection of Lake Avenue and Riverside Drive in Lakewood.

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.

Loading more

Digital Access

Digital Access
Access nwherald.com from all your digital devices and receive breaking news and updates from around the area.

Home Delivery

Home Delivery
Local news, prep sports, Chicago sports, local and regional entertainment, business, home and lifestyle, food, classified and more! News you use every day! Daily, weekend and Sunday packages.

Text Alerts

Text Alerts
Stay connected to us wherever you are! Get breaking news updates along with other area information sent to you as a text message to your wireless device.

Email Newsletters

Email Newsletters
We'll deliver news & updates to your inbox. Plan your weekend and catch up on the news with our newsletters.