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SUV and garbage truck accident sends one to hospital

An SUV and garbage truck collided head-on in Manteno this morning causing one man to the sent to the hospital.

According to the local fire chief, one man in the SUV had to be extricated from the vehicle with the use of the Jaws of Life. It took emergency crews about five minutes to rescue the m an from the car and an ambulance was waiting to take him to the hospital.

His current condition is not known at this time. Both vehicles received extensive damage. The accident is currently under investigation at this time. The driver of the garbage truck suffered only minor injuries and did not need medical attention.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident due to another driver’s negligence, contact the Kankakee car accident lawyers of Spiros Law, P.C., by calling (815) 929-9292 today.