Crash Involving Snow Plow on Southbound Route 53, Just North of Rand Rd, Palatine


Illinois State police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 12:48 PM Saturday to a crash involving a snow plow at 42.131712,-88.005308 (southbound Route 53, just north of Rand Road, Palatine, IL). Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a snow plow and a car were involved in a crash.

Police and firefighter/paramedics arrived on the scene and found a snow plow facing sideways in Lane 1 and Lane 2, and a Jaguar near the median wall.

There were no serious injuries reported and there were no transports. Firefighters and police worked for at least 45 minutes at the scene — standing by while plows cleared the salt load dumped by the snow plow.

Southbound Route 53 was blocked for an extended period.

LIVE TRAFFIC MAP on southbound Route 53 near Rand Road …

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