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Two women are in critical condition after a head-on collision Saturday near Woodstock.

A Chevrolet Blazer and a Honda CRV were traveling in opposite directions on Alden Road at approximately 10:08 a.m. when the vehicles collided. Weather and roadway conditions are suspected as a factor in the crash, the release said.

The driver of the Chevrolet, Ardene Raven, 77, was transported to Rockford Memorial Hospital where she is in critical condition. The driver of the Honda, Vicki Rodriguez, 47, was transported to St. Anthony's Medical Center in Rockford where she was also listed in critical condition, the release said.

Alcohol is not suspected as a factor in the crash, according to the release, but the usage of safety restraints is still under investigation.

The Harvard Police Department, the Woodstock Fire Protection District, and the Harvard Fire Protection District also responded to the crash.

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Chicago - A 51-year-old truck driver was killed in a six-vehicle crash in north suburban Highland Park Wednesday night.

Richard Stolt, of Cleveland, Minn. died of trauma from the fatal crash, according to Lake County Coroner Art Yancey.

The accident happened around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday at U.S. Route 41 and Half Day Road. Four cars and two semi-trucks were involved in the crash, and one of the truck drivers was killed at the scene.

A Lake Villa man was killed and his 9-year-old daughter critically injured when their motorcycle collided with a car in Lake County on Saturday evening, authorities said.

Justin McBride, 29, was driving his motorcyle north on Illinois Route 59 with his daughter at about 6:30 p.m. when they struck a car turning left onto Wilson Road in North Suburban Ingleside, according to Lake County Sgt. Michael Keller. McBride and his daughter were both thrown from the cycle, Keller said.

McBride, who was not wearing a helmet, was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at Advocate Condell Medical Center, Keller said. His daughter, who was wearing a helmet, was airlifted to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, where she was listed in critical but stable condition.

DEERFIELD — A Lake Bluff woman was killed Monday morning after her car lost control on westbound Interstate 94 near Deerfield Road and struck a barrier wall.

Lake County Coroner Artis Yancey said 45-year-old Regina Medvedovskaya, who lived on the 3300 block of Stratford Court, was pronounced dead around 10:43 a.m. at Highland Park Hospital, about 20 minutes after the accident.

A spokesman for the Illinois State Police District 15 said Medvedovskaya lost control of her vehicle for an unknown reason and struck the rear tandem axle of a semi-trailer truck. The collision sent her vehicle across adjoining lanes of traffic and into a wall.

Yancey said Medvedovskaya suffered multiple trauma. The driver of the semi was unhurt.

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