Three taken to hospitals after head-on Richmond crash

Joe Shuman - for Shaw Media 
Police officers investigate the scene after Spring Grove and Richmond Fire and rescue units responded Wednesday Sept. 9, 2017 to Route 173 and Lakeview Rd. for a two vehicle head on crash in Spring Grove. Flight-For-Life responded along  with four ambulances.
Joe Shuman - for Shaw Media Police officers investigate the scene after Spring Grove and Richmond Fire and rescue units responded Wednesday Sept. 9, 2017 to Route 173 and Lakeview Rd. for a two vehicle head on crash in Spring Grove. Flight-For-Life responded along with four ambulances.

SPRING GROVE – Three people were taken to area hospitals after a crash Wednesday.

Officials with the Richmond Township Fire Protection District responded to the crash at Route 173 and Lakeview Road about 1:50 p.m.

One elderly man was taken to Centegra Hospital – McHenry with life-threatening injuries. One woman was flown via Flight for Life to Advocate Condell Hospital, and another man was taken to the same hospital with injuries that weren’t life-threatening, Richmond Fire officials said.

Officials don’t yet know how the head-on crash occurred. The Spring Grove Police Department is investigating.

Spring Grove police couldn’t be reached Wednesday.

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