Freeport, Illinois — At 1:34 this afternoon Alber Towing announced on their Facebook page that they are asking the community to send prayers, as the owner of American Pride Towing is said to have been crushed underneath his truck.
Trevor A. Haas was reportedly working on his truck this morning when, due to unknown circumstances at this time, his tow truck fell on him. According to a GoFundMe page that has been established, Trevor crushed both sides of his skull while he was working on one of his tow trucks. He is currently at Mercyhealth listed in critical condition.
Trevor and his wife Jennifer have 7 children, 3 younger ones still living at home.
Please send your thoughts and prayers to the family.
UPDATE: 9-12-2018 – Trevor’s wife Jennifer informed us that Trevor has passed away.
UPDATE: 9-10-2018 – As of today it was decided to take Trevor off everything at the hospital, according to Trevor’s wife Jennifer. She says it could take up to a few days. The family is planning to donate his organs to the gift of life program.
UPDATE: 9-9-2018 at 4:28 p.m. – According to the Pride strong For Trevor Haas And Family page, Trevor will succumb to his devastating injuries. Trevor’s sister Lisa says he was trying to fight but the brain injury was just to severe.
UPDATE: A page has been created by the family to post updates. At 9:05 a.m. on Sunday the family posted that at the moment Trevor is stable but is still listed in critical condition.
UPDATE: 9-8-2018 at around 9:00 p.m. Haas’ nephew stated that Haas was working under his flatbed truck when the flatbed platform came down on him and he was pinned between the platform and frame of the truck. Haas’ nephew stated that people from Shabbons, the floral shop, and diamond brothers insurance all ran to help rescue him.
“Some were covered in blood and it was a terrifying scene for all involved. Today the Critical care Dr said that he will not survive this accident, if for some reason he survives it would have to be a miracle and he would never be the same again.”
Haas’ nephew stated that Trevor has severe injuries, as his skull was crushed along with his chest and several other injuries. He’s still alive and on life support.
UPDATE: 9-8-2018 at around 3:15 a.m.. Trevor’s wife Jennifer told us in an email she is having to take time off from work and is asking the community if they can help with dog food and cat and pig food. The family also needs help with pull ups and wipes size 3t-4t for their youngest child, who will turn two on Friday.