Truck hauling flammable gas overturns onto SUV.
A flatbed truck hauling a liquid oxygen container and two other tanks carring flammable gas overturned onto an SUV at Route 60 and 120 near Volo, shutting down both roads for a few hours. The Wauconda Fire Department was called to the scene and arrived to find a six wheeled flatbed truck that had taken the corner to fast and overturned, first hitting a excavator truck and then hitting the SUV. Three tanks containing flammable gas had broken free from the truck and the liquid oxygen tank was leaking. Both the driver and passenger of the overturned truck were trapped in the cab and needed to be extricated by Wauconda firefighters. The driver of the SUV escaped with only minor injuries. Once the occupants of the truck were extricated, the driver was flown to Lutheran General by Flight For Life and the passenger was transported by Wauconda Paramedics to MIMC. Both Fox Lake and Round Lake assisted at the scene with Squad Companies.Read More