Multiple-Vehicle Crash on Southbound Route 53, Just South of Palatine Rd, Palatine

Palatine police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:32 AM Thursday to a report of crash with injuries on southbound Route 53 at Palatine Rd near Palatine. Police and firefighter/paramedics initially received a report that multiple vehicles spun out on southbound Route 53, just north of Route 14. The crash was located on Route 53, just south of Palatine Road.

At least one person injured. One vehicle crashed at the inside wall.

All southbound lanes were down at 9:30 a.m.

Arlington Heights Fire Department Rescue Ambulance 2 responded to assist Palatine firefighter/paramedics, but was held up on orders of Palatine command.

LIVE TRAFFIC MAP on Route 53 at Palatine Road …


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