Low Visibility: Crash With Injuries Reported on Route 53 Near Algonquin Rd, Property Damage Crash Found, Schaumburg

Schaumburg police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 5:05 PM Tuesday to a report of crash with injuries at 42.06223,-88.028347 (Route 53 Schaumburg, IL). Personal injury crash on Route 53 near Algonquin Road reported, but found to be property damage crash with no injuries. Schaumburg firefighter/paramedics checked for other possible crashes at about 5:15 p.m. but no serious crashes were found in low visibility.

LIVE TRAFFIC MAP of area of Route 53 and Algonquin Road …

Poor visibility on Route 53 near Algonquin Road at 5:08 p.m. Tuesday, December 3, 2013.

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
509 PM CST TUE DEC 3 2013

DUPAGE-COOK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WHEATON…CHICAGO
509 PM CST TUE DEC 3 2013

VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED TO ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS ACROSS
PORTIONS OF DUPAGE AND FAR NORTHWEST COOK COUNTY THROUGH 630 PM.
AT 5 PM CST…AREAS WEST OF INTERSTATE 355 AND ILLINOIS ROUTE 53
WERE SEEING THE GREATEST COVERAGE OF LOW VISIBILITY. SURFACE
REPORTS AND WEB CAMS SHOW THAT VISIBILITY HAS BEEN SOMEWHAT
VARIABLE SO MOTORISTS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR RAPIDLY CHANGING
VISIBILITY OVER SHORT DISTANCES.


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