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Buffalo Grove, Illinois is a northwest Chicago suburb located in both Cook and Lake County.  The first pioneers arrived in the Buffalo Grove around 1834.  Why the suburb is called “Buffalo Grove” is uncertain.  It is theorized that when the English, French, and Pottawatomi Indians were ranging through northeastern Illinois, at the same time as were the buffalo.  A buffalo skeleton was found beside the ‘Buffalo Creek,' and that is how the name Buffalo Grove came into existence.  The estimated population is approximately 43,000 residents.

The city has more than 50 parks within its limits and has 45 miles of bike paths.  Buffalo Grove was named by Money Magazine as one of the best places to live in the United States. The village holds an annual picnic for the entire village, which has been organized by members of the community every year since 1958.  Buffalo Grove is the childhood home of the actor Vince Vaughan.  

Four school districts and three high school districts serve the community of Buffalo Grove. The majority high school students in Buffalo Grove attend Buffalo Grove High School.  A small portion of students attend Wheeling High School.  Those students living in the Lake County portion of Buffalo Grove attend Adlai E. Stevenson High School.  Stevenson High School is ranked one of the top high schools in the state.


The Buffalo Grove Police Department is the police agency that investigates Buffalo Grove car accidents, motorcycle accidents, and truck accident.  The Buffalo Grove Police Department is located at 46 Raupp Blvd, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089.  If you are involved in an accident in Buffalo Grove involving personal injury, call 911.  To order an Illinois Traffic Crash Report, send a letter along with a $5 fee to the records division, Buffalo Grove Police Department, 46 Raupp Blvd, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089.  Make sure to include a self-addressed stamped envelope so the report will be mailed back to you.  For non-emergency information, call (847) 459-2560.

The Illinois Traffic Crash Report is an important document when pursuing a person injury case.  It contains the name of the people involved in the accident, their addresses and the names and addresses of witnesses to the accident.  It documents whether or not a ticket was issued by the Buffalo Grove Police to any of the drivers involved in the car accident.  Finally, it contains the name and policy number for all of the people involved in a Buffalo Grove personal injury accident.


The Buffalo Grove Police Department reports that the intersection of Buffalo Grove Road and Lake Cook Road is the most dangerous intersection in Buffalo Grove.  It ranked number one for the most car accidents and truck accidents in Buffalo Grove.

The majority of pedestrian-related accidents occurred at the intersection of Buffalo Grove Road and Aptakisic Road in Buffalo Grove, making it the most dangerous place to cross a road in Buffalo Grove.  Three of the top five accident-prone intersections all involve Lake Cook Rd.

Other intersections that have high rates of Buffalo Grove car and Buffalo Grove truck accidents are:

  • Lake-Cook Road at McHenry Road.
  • Lake-Cook Road at Arlington Heights Road.
  • Lake-Cook Road at Buffalo Grove Road.
  • Buffalo Grove Road at Short Aptakisic Road.
  • Arlington Heights Road at Dundee Road.


In June 2015, at McHenry Road and Lake Cook Rd., a multi-car accident with one car rolling over.  Two passengers escaped one car without injury.  The other passengers were taken to a local hospital with accident related injuries.  If you are involved in a rollover accident, remain calm, turn off your ignition and listen to the instructions from the fire department.


If you are involved in a Buffalo Grove car accident or Buffalo Grove truck accident contact our firm.  The law firm of Nemeroff Law Offices is a Chicago-based Illinois personal injury and wrongful death law firm that focuses on all types of malpractice and accident actions, including medical malpractice, product liability, nursing home negligence, slip and fall and motor vehicle accident matters. The firm employs skilled attorneys, who have recovered millions of dollars in damages for their clients.

If you are a Buffalo Grove resident and would like to talk to a Chicago injury lawyer about a personal injury or wrongful death matter that you or a loved one was involved in, please contact us at 312-629-8800 or fill out our Contact Us form for a free and confidential consultation today.