Multiple-Vehicle Crash with Injuries Northbound Route 53 Just South of Northwest Highway, Rolling Meadows

Illinois State Police and firefighter/paramedics from Rolling Meadows responded about 12:42 p.m. Sunday May 10, 2020 to a report of a crash with injuries at

Rescuers received a report that the driver of a truck pulling a Jeep lost control and hit several vehicles. Vehicles and debris were reported scattered across all three lanes of traffic. The crash involved four or five vehicles.

There was also a car off the roadway at the exit ramp to eastbound Euclid Avenue well south of the first crash scene, but apparently not related to the crash.

A second ambulance was requested, but returned.

Fire crews cleaned up a small oil spill connected to the crash. Traffic on Route 53 was backed up to Euclid Avenue.

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The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.

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Map of Route 53 crash near RollingMeadows May 10 2020 about 12:40 p.m.
Map of Route 53 crash near RollingMeadows May 10 2020 about 12:40 p.m.




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