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Accident near Harvard sends five to the hospital

Published: Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 8:35 p.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 6:48 a.m. CDT

HARVARD – Five people were sent to the hospital with serious injuries Sunday after a two-vehicle accident along Alden Road near Harvard, firefighters said.

The Harvard Fire Protection District responded at 4:43 p.m. to a multi-vehicle accident with entrapped passengers on Alden Road, north of McGuire Road, Chief Steve Harter said.

Two people were taken to Centegra Hospital – Woodstock, and three were sent to Centegra Hospital – McHenry with serious injuries, Harter said. Officials cleared the roadway by 6 p.m.

The McHenry County Sheriff's office is handling the incident, Harter said. Sheriff officials declined comment about the accident on Sunday night.

– Stephen Di Benedetto

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