Thursday, September 20, 2018

Car Vs Utility Pole Crash with No Injuries, Power Outage Meacham Rd North of Golf Rd, Schaumburg

Schaumburg police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 12:46 PM Thursday to a report of a car vs utility pole near Meacham Road and Golf Road Schaumburg, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of a car vs utility pole rollover crash with injuries and fire northbound Meacham Road north of Golf Road.

Police first on the scene reported no fire.

The first fire crews of Engine 52 and Truck 52 on arrival by 12:49 p.m. reported a car on its hood with no fire. Upon investigation of the scene the crews reported by 12:49 p.m. that there was no entrapment, but there was a fuel leak.

A utility pole was damaged and split on a 135 degree angle. There was a power outage and communications/data services interruption in area with several businesses affected.

There was a strong gasoline odor near the scene, and police kept pedestrian far from the scene.

Apparently a car left the parking lot westbound from Woodfield Village Green shopping center in the area of the west lot near Helzberg Diamonds.

The female driver had minoor no injuries. There were no paramedic transports from the scene. The driver was observed getting several items from the car with the assistance of police and firefighers.

The following business were known to be without power: Helzberg Diamonds, AT&T store, QDOBA Mexican Eats, Xsport Fitness, and the PGA Superstore.

Xsport Fitness was closed during the outage and re-opened about 3:00 p.m.



FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED ...

ENGINE(S): E52

TRUCK(S): T52

SQUAD(S): SQD55

CHIEF(S): BC5

EMS: A55 A51

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