Huntley Car Accident: Five girls injured in high-speed crash near Huntley.
Five teenagers were taken to the hospital with injuries that could kill them after a fast-moving car hit a tree near Huntley early Saturday morning, sheriff’s officials said.
At 2:50 a.m. on Saturday, the Huntley Fire Protection District and the Kane County Sheriff’s Office went to 44W911 Dietrich Road in Hampshire Township, which is between Huntley and Hampshire. The sheriff’s office said it was a crash with a single car and that there were serious injuries.
From what the police found out, a 2019 Honda HR-V was going very fast east on Dietrich Road.
The Honda went off the road and hit a tree on the north side of the road. No one knows why. The sheriff’s office said that there were five teens in the car.
The Honda’s 16-year-old female driver was taken to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge by a LifeNet helicopter.
A 15-year-old passenger in the front seat was taken to Northwestern Medicine Hospital in Huntley and then flown to Comer Children’s Hospital in Chicago.
A 15-year-old girl in the back seat was first taken to Sherman Hospital, and then she was moved to the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago.
A 16-year-old girl riding in the back seat was first taken to Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin, and then she was moved to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital.
A female passenger who was 15 years old was taken first to Northwestern Medicine Hospital in Huntley and then to Comers Children’s Hospital in Chicago.
The sheriff’s office said that all five of the young people, whose names are being kept secret, were hurt so badly that they could die.