Two drivers were transported to the hospital after a three-vehicle crash involving a ComEd truck left the pickup truck heavily damaged on Route 176 in Prairie Grove Tuesday.
The Prairie Grove Police Department and Nunda Rural Fire Protection District responded around 12:11 p.m. Tuesday to Route 176 and Buhl Road in Prairie Grove for a vehicle crash with injuries.
Nunda Rural Fire Protection District Captain Neil Austin said crews arrived to find three vehicles involved, including a Ford F-150, a ComEd truck pulling a trailer, and an SUV.
The Ford pickup truck struck the ComEd truck, which was then pushed into the rear of an SUV.
Paramedics were able to assist the male driver of the Ford out of his vehicle, Austin said.
He was transported to Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital.
The female driver of the SUV was transported to Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington.
Both victims suffered non-life-threatening injuries, Austin said.
Two workers in the ComEd truck were uninjured and declined transport to the hospital.
The Prairie Grove Police Department and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office performed traffic control and shut down Route 176 for approximately one hour.
The McHenry Township Fire Protection District, Wauconda Fire District and Cary Fire Protection District were called to assist with the incident.
The crash is being investigated by the Prairie Grove Police Department.