Family Owned & Operated
Since 1956

24 Hour Heavy Rescue
& Towing

24-Hour Towing & recovery

Ernie’s Wrecker Service provides 24-hour towing to the surrounding Lake County & Northern Chicagoland areas. Call 847-634-3737 for assistance.
Whether you are in need of a tow for a car, truck, motorcycle, or any other type of vehicle, we have the equipment and expertise to get you where you need to go.

24-Hour Towing & recovery

Established in 1956, Ernie’s has been family owned and operated for over 50 years and three generations.

With long hours, hard work, and a commitment to excellence, Ernie’s Wrecker Service has become one of the largest towing and recovery companies in the Midwest.

We are available 24/7 to assist you with all of your towing needs. 

Impound Information

Ernie’s Wrecker Service is fully licensed and insured, and has a fleet of state-of-the-art equipment to ensure that your vehicle is handled with care.

Call us at 847-634-3737 with any questions and for rates.

Flatbed Towing

Light Duty

Medium Duty

Heavy Duty

Our expertise and fleet of equipment can handle it all

Heavy Rotators

Air cushions

Accident Cleanup

On scene rescue


Extrication Assistance

Fuel transfer & Cleanup

Emergency Lighting


Our experience and competitive pricing have made us trusted by many local municipalities, dealerships, body shops, corporate accounts, and motor clubs.

Authorized Illinois Tollway Tow Operator

Major Crash Assistance Team of Lake County

Certified Towing & Recovery Specialists

Call Ernie’s Wrecker Service at 847-634-3737.
 24-hours a day, 365 days a year, we are proud to service northern chicagoland and lake county