Route 72 near Hampshire closed after crash injures several

By Kayleigh Padar
Daily Herald correspondent
Updated 9/18/2021 10:13 PM

Part of Route 72 west of Hampshire was closed after several people were seriously injured in a crash, authorities said Saturday night.

Multiple people were transported to area hospitals after a serious traffic crash involving a semi truck and a minivan on Route 72 near Walker Road, according to a news release from the Kane County sheriff.


One adult with serious injuries was flown from the scene to a Rockford hospital in a medical helicopter, the news release said.

Route 72 near Hampshire was closed while police investigated the crash. More information will be available Sunday, the release said.

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