VIDEO: Rollover pickup truck during crash with car on Northbound Route 53 between Route 14 and Palatine Road during Tuesday evening rush hour.
Palatine police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 7:23 PM Tuesday to a report of a crash with entrapment at 42.10389,-88.011181 (NB Route 53, Palatine, IL). Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that at least one person was trapped in a vehicle involved in a crash.
Crash scene Route 53 northbound.
A large pickup truck was rolled onto the driver’s side with the driver trapped in the vehicle in the northbound lanes of Route 53. A car received heavy damage on the driver’s side door and was faced the wrong way in the northbound lanes of Route 53.
The driver of the truck was extricated from the vehicle by 6:40 p.m. and was transported to a local hospital. Firefighters used a portable battery-powered Hurst “Jaws of Life” tool, and a Swqzall reciprocating saw to remove the roof and windshield of the pickup truck.
All lanes were blocked during rescue/extrication operations, and the outside lane (Lane 3) was opened immediately after the driver of the pickup truck was transferred to the ambulance. Northbound Route 53 was at a standstill and was blocked at least to Algonquin Road from the crash about half way between Northwest Highway and Palatine Road. All lanes were cleared by 7:20 p.m.
Video at 11:15 p.m. — Sorry had some other issues to manage.
Traffic on northbound Route 53 backed up to Algonquin Road.
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