Route 47 from Kreutzer Road to Regency Parkway reopens after fatal Huntley crash

ByABC 7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Monday, February 8, 2021
Roads closed from Kreutzer Road to Regency Parkway closed after serious crash
The crash involved a pickup trick and a car on Route 47.

HUNTLEY, Ill. (WLS) -- All lanes of Route 47 were closed from Kreutzer Road to Regency Parkway due to a fatal crash involving a car and a pickup truck in Huntley Monday morning.

"All lanes of Rt 47 are closed from Kreutzer Rd to Del Webb Blvd due to a traffic crash. Please take an alternate route," Huntley police tweeted shortly after 7 a.m.

Shortly before 11 a.m. the roads were reopened.

The driver of the car lost control for unknown reasons while traveling northbound and crossed into southbound traffic, hitting the pickup truck, police said.

The driver of the pickup truck was taken to Northwestern Medicine Huntley Hospital.

The driver of the sedan was killed. Police identified the victim only as a 27-year-old Carpentersville man.

The crash is under investigation.

Editor's Note: A previous version of this story inaccurately reported that the pickup truck crossed into oncoming traffic.