In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, the Northwest Herald newspaper will not be published May 28. Breaking news and information will be updated on NWHerald.com.
News

Route 14 reopens after cargo falls off truck

Traffic was temporarily redirected Monday as truck reloaded cargo that had fallen onto the road.

The McHenry County Sheriff's Office issued a Nixle alert at 9:06 a.m. advising drivers to avoid the area of Route 14 and Nimco Drive in Crystal Lake while authorities responded to a traffic issue.

A truck westbound on Route 14 was turning onto Nimco Drive when part of its load fell into the roadway, McHenry County Sheriff's Deputy Sandra Rogers said.

The situation caused temporary road closures and traffic was re-opened and by 12:30 p.m.

Loading more

Digital Access

Digital Access
Access nwherald.com from all your digital devices and receive breaking news and updates from around the area.

Home Delivery

Home Delivery
Local news, prep sports, Chicago sports, local and regional entertainment, business, home and lifestyle, food, classified and more! News you use every day! Daily, weekend and Sunday packages.

Text Alerts

Text Alerts
Stay connected to us wherever you are! Get breaking news updates along with other area information sent to you as a text message to your wireless device.

Email Newsletters

Email Newsletters
We'll deliver news & updates to your inbox. Plan your weekend and catch up on the news with our newsletters.