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Five hurt, one seriously, in 4-vehicle crash in Batavia

BATAVIA – Five people were injured, one seriously, Wednesday in a crash that included four vehicles at Fabyan Parkway and Kingsland Drive in Batavia.


One of the injured people was trapped in a vehicle, and firefighter used special equipment to remove the vehicle’s door to reach the person, according to a news release from the Batavia Fire Department.

Police and emergency officials did not know the current conditions of those injured. The crash involved a 20-foot long box truck and three passenger vehicles, the release stated. There were no details on the cause of the crash.

Five people involved in the crash were taken to local hospitals – three to Delnor Hospital in Geneva and two to Presence Mercy Medical Center in Aurora. Immediately after the crash, officials said one patient was in serious condition, three were moderately injured and one was treated with minor injuries. Another person involved refused to be taken to a hospital and signed a medical release.

No firefighters were injured. Batavia was assisted by ambulances from Geneva, St. Charles, Elburn, North Aurora and Aurora.

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