Truck/Minivan Accident with Entrapment at Higgins and Meacham in Schaumburg

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Schaumburg police and firefighter/paramedics responded to a crash between a large Hogan Truck Leasing and Rental truck and a Plymouth Voyager minivan just before 11:30 a.m. Monday. Schaumburg firefighters were committed to extrication procedures to rescue a man that was trapped in his minivan. Firefighters used heavy rescue tools to cut and pry parts of the car away from the driver, so that he could be safely stabilized and moved for transportation. The man was transported to Level I Trauma Center Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge. The driver of the Hogan Truck Leasing and Rental truck was transported to Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove Village with minor injuries.

The Hogan Truck Leasing and Rental truck (a large box truck) was apparently turning left from westbound Higgins to southbound Meacham when the crash occurred with the eastbound Higgins minivan.

Schaumburg police are investigating. There was lane blockage at the intersection until about 2:30 p.m. Monday.

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