Car strikes hydrant, crashes into field in Plainfield

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 12:02PM
A car went off the road Tuesday morning and wrecked in a field in southwest suburban Plainfield.


PLAINFIELD, Ill. - A car crashed into a field early Tuesday morning in southwest suburban Plainfield.

Chopper 7HD was over the scene along Heggs Road just north of 127th Street around 6:30 a.m. A white car that was severely damaged ended up in a field that looked like it was part of a farm.

The vehicle was heading north on Heggs around 3:15 a.m. when the driver lost control and struck a fire hydrant. The car rolled over and landed in the field.

The driver and another person who was also in the car were treated at the scene and transported to Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora. Police did not release details on their conditions.

Heggs Road was closed between 119th Street and 127th for the crash cleanup and reconstruction. Heggs reopened around 8:55 a.m.

Anyone with information should call the Plainfiled Police Crash Reconstruction Unit at (815) 436-6544.
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