Semi-Trailer Truck Hits Multiple Vehicles, Leaves Route 53 at Shoulder Near Higgins Rd


VIDEO: Semi-trailer truck crash with several vehicles off shoulder on northbound Route 53/I-290, just south of Higgins Road exit.

Schaumburg firefighter/paramedics and Illinois State Police and Cook County Sheriff’s police responded about 6:15 p.m. to a report that a semi-trailer truck ‘took out’ several vehicles on northbound Route 53, just south of Higgins Road.


The semi-trailer truck and at least one vehicle traveled about 30 yards off the roadway and shoulder into the border of Busse Woods.

No word available on the number of injuries or the extent of injuries.

Police were able to keep the exit open to Higgins Road.

Elk Grove Village firefighter also responded while some firefighters were committed to a fire in Itasca. Rolling Meadows firefighter/paramedics were returned.


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