SUV, Semi-Trailer Truck Crash on NB Route 53 Just South of Kirchoff Rd, Rolling Meadows

Crash map northbound Route 53 Kirchoff Road Sunday, December 5, 2021 (Map data ©2021)
Crash map northbound Route 53 Kirchoff Road Sunday, December 5, 2021 (Map data ©2021).

Illinois State Police and firefighters and paramedics from Rolling Meadows responded about 6:14 p.m. Sunday, December 5, 2021 to a report of a crash with injuries on northbound Route 53 near Kirchoff Road near Rolling Meadows. The crash was located near the exit ramp to Kirchoff Road.

Firefighter/paramedics received a report from Illinois State Police that paramedics were needed at a crash scene where a trooper was already on scene.

Rolling Meadows firefighters on arrival reported two or three vehicles on the scene with one semi-trailer truck also on the scene.

The crash involved an SUV and the semi-trailer truck. One person was reported injured in the SUV. A second ambulance was requested by 6:24 p.m. Paramedics treated and transported two Basic Life Support (BLS) patients.


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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