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Woman injured in Route 14 car vs. semi crash

Driver taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries

A Crystal Lake firefighter retrieves personal belongings from a white Hyundai Elantra after it struck the right side of a semi-trailer at the intersection of Route 14 and Teckler Boulevard on Monday in Crystal Lake. The driver of the Elantra was taken to the hospital.
A Crystal Lake firefighter retrieves personal belongings from a white Hyundai Elantra after it struck the right side of a semi-trailer at the intersection of Route 14 and Teckler Boulevard on Monday in Crystal Lake. The driver of the Elantra was taken to the hospital.

A crash involving a car and a semi-trailer sent one driver to the hospital Monday afternoon with injuries that were not considered life-threatening, police said.

Crystal Lake police responded to the two-vehicle crash at Route 14 and Teckler Boulevard, Deputy Chief Derek Hyrkas said.

The driver of a semi-trailer was going east on Route 14 at the intersection when the driver of a white Hyundai Elantra going north on Teckler Boulevard entered the intersection, and the two collided, Hyrkas said. It was not clear which driver had the right of way.

No citations have been issued, and the crash remains under investigation.

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