SUGAR GROVE, Ill. (WLS) -- A garbage truck collided with a van on U.S. 30 about a mile west of Dugan Road in west suburban Sugar Grove. A female driver was rescued from beneath the truck.
A 2006 Chevrolet Uplander was traveling east on U.S. 30 when it entered the westbound lane of traffic, according to the Kane County Sheriff's Office. A garbage truck traveling west entered the eastbound lane of traffic in an attempt to avoid a head-on collision with the van.
The two vehicles crashed around 7:30 a.m. Friday. The driver of the van was trapped under the garbage truck. First responders were able to extricate her from the wreck.
The 44-yearold woman from Somonauk was airlifted to Good Samaritan Hospital with serious injuries. The garbage truck driver, a 59-year-old man from Cortland, was taken to Mercy Center Hospital with minor injuries.
The crash is under investigation. No tickets have been issued.
Garbage truck collides with van in Sugar Grove, female driver rescued
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