24-Hour Northern Illinois & Lake County Towing & Recovery
Since 1956

Providing Reliable Towing & Recovery Services

24-Hour Towing & Recovery

Since 1956, Ernie’s has been a trusted name in towing and recovery services, proudly serving Northern Chicagoland, Lake County, and the surrounding areas. 

As one of the longest-standing businesses in the region, we offer unparalleled expertise and reliability. Family-owned and operated for three generations, we are dedicated to providing exceptional 24-hour service, 365 days a year.

Our Services

We specialize in a wide range of towing and recovery services to meet the diverse needs of our clients

Flatbed Towing

Light Duty

Medium Duty

Heavy Duty

Heavy Rotators

Air Cushion

Accident Cleanup

On scene rescue


Extrication Assistance

Fuel transfer & Cleanup

Emergency Lighting

Industry Leading Experts

Our Experience And Competitive Pricing Have Made Us Trusted By Many Local Municipalities, Dealerships, Body Shops, Corporate Accounts, And Motor Clubs.​

Major Crash Assistance Team of Lake County

Authorized Illinois Tollway Tow Operator

Certified Towing & Recovery Specialists

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909 South Milwaukee Ave.
Vernon Hills, IL 60061

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Dispatch Available
24 Hours a day, 365 Days a Year

Tow Office

Our main tow office is located at 909 S. Milwaukee Ave, Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061

For any inquiries or immediate assistance, please contact us at 847-634-3737.

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Ernie’s Dispatch is available 24/7 hours a day, 375 days a year