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Trucker airlifted to hospital when concrete slabs spear through cab

On September 14, a trucker was airlifted to the hospital in Illinois after his load of concrete slabs penetrated his truck, immobilizing him.

According to Lake and McHenry County Scanner, the trucker was driving a blue flatbed semi-tractor-trailer southbound. When he stopped, the load shifted forward and penetrated the back window of the cab. Local police and firefighters responded at 11:04 a.m. When they arrived on the scene, they were able to remove the driver.

From there, the trucker was flown to a hospital in in Libertyville by a LifeStar medical flight crew.

Lake in the Hills Police Department said the accident is currently under investigation and no citations have been issued.


View original article on Lake and McHenry County Scanner.

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