Five people were injured, including one seriously, in a Wednesday morning crash involving a box truck and three vehicles at Fabyan Parkway and Kingsland Drive in Batavia, according to fire department officials.
Firefighters had to use special equipment to extricate one of the injured, and a sixth person refused transport. Three of the injured were taken to Delnor Hospital in Geneva and two were taken to Provena Mercy Medical Center in Aurora, according to Batavia fire officials, who said they responded to the scene at 6:05 a.m.
The cause of the crash was not immediately known.
The Batavia Fire Department was assisted by Geneva, St. Charles, Elburn, North Aurora and Aurora fire departments.