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Crystal Lake police investigating car vs. pedestrian crash at Route 14 and Pingree Road

Westbound Route 14 traffic closed hours after patient immediately taken from scene

Crystal Lake police investigate a car versus pedestrian crash that occurred at Route 14 and Pingree Road about 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 20, 2021.

Crystal Lake police were investigating a car versus pedestrian crash that occurred at Route 14 and Pingree Road about 7 p.m. Monday.

The pedestrian was taken from the scene for medical treatment immediately, said Sgt. Delmar Dade.

He did not have information about the seriousness of the patient’s injuries about 9 p.m., and said the investigation into the crash is ongoing.

The westbound lanes of Route 14 were closed for about two hours following the incident as the Crystal Lake Police Department Accident Investigation Team probed the scene, he said.

The vehicle involved was a sedan, Dade said, and the crash happened just east of Pingree Road.

Crystal Lake police investigate a car versus pedestrian crash that occurred at Route 14 and Pingree Road about 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 20, 2021.