Palatine firefighter/paramedics and Illinois State Police responded about 8:58 a.m. Friday to a crash involving a motorcycle on southbound Route 53 near Rand Road. The motorcyclist was down in the center lanes, and all lanes of Route 53 were closed during rescue operations.
Emergency responders received a report that the motorcycle was hit by a car before going down.
Limited lanes were opened by 9:15 a.m. All lanes were opened at 9:30 a.m. Northbound lanes of Route 53 were also blocked by motorists slowing to view the crash. Palatine police also responded to help with safety at the scene.
The motorcyclist was transported to hospital.Weather Data for Friday, June 8th, 2012
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