Two Injured in Tractor-Trailer Rollover Accident on Route 53 in Elk Grove Village
Where: The accident occurred on Route 53 at Biesterfield Road in Elk Grove Village, Illinois.
What Happened: A tractor-trailer allegedly lost control and rolled after clipping a disabled pickup truck and a car.
- Driver of tractor-trailer
- Driver of pickup truck
- Driver of passenger car
- Driver of pickup truck, life-threatening injuries
- Driver of car, minor injuries
On or about Friday, October 30th, 2020, around 6:00 in the morning, a multi-vehicle accident involving a tractor-trailer sent two people to the hospital. Illinois State Police said the accident happened at the intersection of Route 53 and Biesterfield Road in Elk Grove Village, Illinois.
Authorities said that two people were injured when a tractor-trailer allegedly struck a disabled pickup truck and a nearby car assisting the pickup. One person in the pickup truck was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, while one person in the car sustained minor injuries.
Looking at the intersection on Google Maps shows that Route 53 is six lanes, with a wide, curbed median dividing north and southbound traffic. Biesterfield Road is two lanes that run east and west. The intersection is controlled by a stoplight.
Officials hope to release more details about the accident at a later date.
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