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Two Vehicle Accident - Bus vs. Pick-up

December 19, 2012

On Tuesday, December 18 at 4:20 p.m., the Palatine Fire Department responded to a report of a two vehicle accident at the intersection of North Frontage Road and Bayside Drive.  First arriving units found a District 15 school bus with 25 children and a pick-up truck.  Damage from the accident was considered moderate.  Three children from the bus required transportation to area hospitals with minor injuries and the male driver from the pick-up truck was treated on the scene and transported to Northwest Community Hospital for further evaluation.

The driver of the bus had no complaints and the remaining uninjured children were released to School District 15 officials. 

The Palatine Fire Department responded with an Engine, a Squad, two Ambulances and a Shift Commander.  Long Grove Fire Department assisted with 1 Ambulance.  

The cause of the accident is under investigation.  Any further questions should be directed to the Cook County Sheriff’s Police.


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