Monday, November 12, 2012

MULTIPLE VEHICLE CRASHES ON ELGIN O'HARE WITH FATALITY, MULTIPLE INJURIES

MON NOV 12 2012 ~10:34 PM
ROSELLE FIRE DEPARTMENT
MULTIPLE VEHICLE CRASH WITH MULTIPLE INJURIES
 41.993149,-88.122153

UPDATE: ONE PERSON PRONOUNCED DEAD AT ABOUT 1:30 AM AT ALEXIAN BROTHERS MEDICAL CENTER AFTER SUFFERING CRITICAL INJURIES ON THE ELGIN O'HARE EXPRESSWAY NEAR GARY AVE. DHIRAJIAL TEJALA RATANPARA, 42, OF HANOVER PARK, SUFFERED FATAL INJURIES WHEN HE WAS STRUCK WHILE STANDING OUTSIDE HIS CRASHED CAR ON THE EXPRESSWAY.

WESTBOUND ELGIN O'HARE EXPRESSWAY NEAR GARY AVE -- ROSELLE FIRE DEPARTMENT WORKING ON MULTIPLE CRASHES WITH INJURIES . ALSO DESCRIBED AS MULTIPLE VEHICLE CRASHES BETWEEN ROSELLE ROAD AND GARY AVENUE.  ENTIRE ELGIN O'HARE EXPRESSWAY CLOSED IN BOTH DIRECTIONS. REPORT OF "MEDIC" HIT AND 15 INJURED -- RELAYED TO SCHAUMBURG POLICE AS THEY BLOCKED ALL ENTRANCE RAMPS. NO EMS BOX REQUESTED. AT LEAST ONE POLICE-INVOLVED CRASH -- EITHER TWO POLICE CARS HIT OR ONE POLICE CAR HIT TWICE.

BLOOMINGDALE, ELK GROVE VILLAGE, HANOVER PARK, SOUTH ELGIN, STREAMWOOD AND OTHERS MUTUAL AID.


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Public Safety communications during response to Elgin O'Hare Expressway with multiple crashes, multiple injuries and fatal pedestrian incident.