Rollover Crash With Injuries And Entrapment On Northbound Route 53, Near Arlington Heights/Palatine

Palatine police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 7:23 PM Tuesday to a report of a crash with entrapment at 42.10389,-88.011181 (NB Route 53, Palatine, IL). Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that at least one person was trapped in a vehicle involved in a crash.

A large pickup truck was rolled onto the driver's side with the driver trapped in the vehicle in the northbound lanes of Route 53. A car received heavy damage on the driver's side door and was faced the wrong way in the northbound lanes of Route 53.

The driver of the truck was extricated from the vehicle by 6:40 p.m. and was transported to a local hospital.

All lanes were blocked during rescue/extrication operations, and the outside lane (Lane 3) was opened immediately after the driver of the pickup truck was transferred to the ambulance. Northbound Route 53 was at a standstill and was blocked at least to Algonquin Road from the crash about half way between Northwest Highway and Palatine Road. All lanes were cleared by 7:20 p.m.

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