The Illinois State Police, Loves Park PD, Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department and the Illinois Tollway’s amazing maintenance crews provided traffic control allowing westbound lanes to be closed to land Lifeflight helicopter.
After a prolonged extrication to free the driver’s trapped leg, the tractor trailer driver was flown conscious and alert to a local hospital. Four passengers in the car that was struck were out of the vehicle and walking upon our arrival. They were also transported to a local hospital.
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