Several injured in crash near Hampshire

Several people have been transported to area hospitals following a crash Saturday near Hampshire.

Kane County Sheriff’s deputies are on the scene of the crash, which involved a semi-truck and a minivan on Route 72 near Walker Road west of Hampshire, according to an email from Undersheriff Pat Gengler.

An adult with serious injuries was flown from the scene in a medical helicopter to a Rockford hospital, Gengler said. Route 72 remains closed as deputies investigate the crash.

Additional details will not be available tonight, he said.

Eric Schelkopf

Eric Schelkopf

Eric Schelkopf covers St. Charles and writes entertainment stories for the Kane County Chronicle.