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SUV crashes into semi truck, leaves 4 injured, including critical injured teenager in Richmond

A 16-year-old teenager remains in critical condition after being airlifted to the hospital following a semi truck and SUV collision that injured three others in Richmond on Saturday.

The car accident occurred around 12:30 PM on Saturday at Route 173 and Keystone Rd in unincorporated Richmond. McHenry County Sheriff’s office said that the SUV failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection.

Four people in total were injured in the crash — the driver of the SUV, his wife, his son, and his teenage daughter. The teenager who was airlifted by Flight For Life to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville is still in critical condition at the hospital as of Sunday according to police. The other three victims were treated for non-threatening injuries.

The driver of the semi truck was treated and released at the scene of the accident.

The McHenry County Sheriff Traffic Crash Investigations Unit is currently investigating the crash. Alcohol is not believed to have been a factor according to police.


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