A crash involving an Audi sedan and a pedestrian left a 19-year-old man seriously injured Thursday morning at Route 14 and Teckler Boulevard in Crystal Lake. | Photo: Joe Shuman/J. Shuman Photography (2023)

A 19-year-old man was seriously injured and had to be flown to the hospital after he was struck by a car, causing him to go airborne, on Route 14 in Crystal Lake Thursday morning.

The Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department and Crystal Lake Police Department responded around 11:45 a.m. Thursday to Route 14 and Teckler Boulevard for a vehicle crash involving a pedestrian.

Officers arrived to find a gray 2014 Audi A4 that had struck a 19-year-old man, according to a police report.

The collision occurred on Northwest Highway just west of Teckler Boulevard.

A crash involving an Audi sedan and a pedestrian left a 19-year-old man seriously injured Thursday morning at Route 14 and Teckler Boulevard in Crystal Lake. | Photo: Joe Shuman/J. Shuman Photography (2023)

The victim was found lying on the ground in the outside lane of westbound Route 14, the report said.

He had suffered a serious head injury and was bleeding.

Bystanders had wrapped clothing around the man’s head to try and control the bleeding.

A LifeNet medical helicopter was requested and landed nearby at Immanuel Lutheran School and Church, 300 Pathway Court.

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The helicopter transported the man to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. An update on his condition was not known as of Friday.

A crash involving an Audi sedan and a pedestrian left a 19-year-old man seriously injured Thursday morning at Route 14 and Teckler Boulevard in Crystal Lake. | Photo: Joe Shuman/J. Shuman Photography (2023)

Officers learned the Audi, driven by an adult female, had been traveling westbound on Route 14 as the victim was attempting to cross the street, the report said.

The Audi struck the pedestrian, causing the victim to fly into the air and land on the roadway 20 feet from the car.

The report said officers had the driver perform field sobriety testing and she did not show any signs of intoxication.

One lane of Route 14 was shut down while police investigated the crash.

It is unknown whether any citations will be issued or charges will be filed.