Semi-Trailer Truck vs PT Cruiser Extrication Crash at Route 47 and Galena Rd, Bristol, Illinois

Truck vs PT Cruiser crash scene with one man injured and airlifted by Lifestar to Level I Trauma Center Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove.

Bristol-Kendall firefighter/paramedics and Yorkville police responded about 7:30 a.m. Monday, December 11, 2017 to truck crash with a passenger vehicle.

Police said the accident occurred when a semi-trailer truck driven by Kenneth J. Stade, 56, of Johnsburg, was headed southbound on Route 47 at Galena Road and crashed with a PT Cruiser which was heading westbound on Galena Road. The truck pushed the PT Cruiser into a guard rail, entrapping the male driver in the PT Cruiser.

Firefighter/paramedics extricated the man and transferred him to a Lifestar medevac helicopter. He was then transported to Level I Trauma Center Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital.

The truck driver, Kenneth J. Stade, 56, of Johnsburg, was cited for Disobeying a Traffic Control Device.

Roadways near the crash scene were closed until 12:30 p.m. for accident reconstruction investigation.

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Injuries: Medevac transport with Advanced Life Support injuries to Level I Trauma Center

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