5 Hurt in Rollover Crash NB Route 53 North of Palatine Rd Near Arlington Heights


Video from Wilke Road viewing crash on Route 53 over Anderson Drive, between Palatine Road and Rand Road.

Illinois State police and Palatine firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:19 PM Wednesday December 26, 2018 to a report of a rollover crash with injuries near 42.117022, -88.003742 (Route 53 and Palatine Road Palatine, Il). Police and firefighter/paramedics initially received a report that several vehicles were involved, but only two vehicles were involved — a Nissan Maxima and a Ford Expedition. The Ford Expedition rolled over, but came to rest upright. Firefighter/paramedics reported no entrapment by 9:27 p.m.

The crash was located over the Anderson Drive bridge.

Five people in the Ford Expedition were injured. A third ambulance was requested by 9:29 p.m. — Arlington Heights Fire Department Ambulance 2’s crew was assigned.

Five people, including at least three children were transported to Northwest Community Hospital

A male driver in the Maxima refused medical transport by paramedics.

For a short time, all three northbound lanes of Route 53 were blocked. By 9:30 p.m. the inside shoulder lane (Lane 1) was open for traffic.

Air temperature was 42°F falling to 41°F with no precipitation at the time of the crash, according to the NWS Office Chicago at O’Hare International Airport.


ENGINE(S): E84  E ??  

TRUCK(S): Q85 Q83  

SQUAD(S): SQD ??  


EMS: A84, A83,  Palatine A2

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