Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Two Killed in Crash in Schaumburg at Springinsguth Rd and Hartmann Dr, Schaumburg

Schaumburg police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 7:08 PM Monday to a fatal crash Hartmann Dr and Springinsguth Rd Schaumburg, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that on male crash victim did not have a pulse.

Police first on the scene reported two people trapped. Extra fire department crews were dispatched to the scene for extrication operations.

Engine 53's fire crew on the scene reported two vehicles with severe damage, and soon afterwards reported they had to people trapped.

One vehicle had severe front-end damage and a Mitsubishi sedan had severe damage at the driver's side door.

One patient was transported from the scene in Ambulance 53 about 7:28 p.m., and one patient was transported from the scene about 7:36 p.m.

The Cook County Medical Examiner's office reported one person died at the scene and one person died at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital.

News media Tuesday morning were awaiting confirmation about details of the crash, and whether there was a third crash victim.

The Major Case Assistance Team was called to the scene for an extended crash investigation. Investigators work working past midnight with Springinsguth Road closed in both directions near Hartmann Drive.

One vehicle was apparently southbound at high speed on Springinsguth Road resulting in the Mistubishi sedan being hit on the driver's side near the south intersection of Springinsguth Road and Hartmann Drive. The crash occurred near the crown of a small hill on Springinsguth Road.

Both crashed vehicles were stopped about 90 feet south of the south intersection of Hartmann Drive and Springinsguth Road. The Mitsubishi was on the east side parkway, off road. The other vehicle was facing north in the southbound lanes of Springinsguth Road.

Springinsguth Road was opened sometime early Tuesday.


ENGINE(S): E53 E51

TRUCK(S): T53 T52


CHIEF(S): BC5 501

EMS: A53 A51 A54

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