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updated: 7/25/2011 10:15 PM

1 airlifted from Hampshire car, semi crash

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One person was airlifted from the scene of a crash involving a semi-tractor and a car in Hampshire on Monday afternoon, according to fire officials.

One person was extricated from a vehicle and flown to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge with serious injuries after the 2:34 p.m. crash at the intersection of Ketchum and Big Timber Roads, according to the Hampshire Fire Department.

A second person was taken to Proven St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin with injuries that are not life-threatening.

A stretch of Big Timber Road was shut down for about 90 minutes due to the crash, fire department officials said.

The drivers were the only people in their respective vehicles.

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