Two injured when street sweeper rolls in Mount Prospect

By Mary Chappell
Daily Herald correspondent
Updated 5/18/2019 10:24 PM

Two people were hospitalized after a street sweeper tipped onto its passenger side during a Mount Prospect Public Works open house Saturday morning, the Arlington Cardinal reported.

Mount Prospect police, firefighters and paramedics responded about 10:50 a.m. after the Elgin Sweeper Company-manufactured vehicle rolled over outside the public works facility, 1700 W. Central Road, where the open house was offering rides in the street sweeper, according to the Cardinal.


Two people were transported to Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, the Cardinal reported, but their conditions were unclear. Towing crews righted the street sweeper with a tow truck and rotator crane.

The Mount Prospect Fire Department confirmed that the incident happened but did not have any additional information, and calls to the village's police department were not immediately returned.

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