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

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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.


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


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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