Semi Driver Killed In Elgin Crash

The single-vehicle collision occurred early Wednesday.

ELGIN, IL — A 34-year-old Elgin man is dead after his semi-truck collided with a light pole in Elgin early Wednesday, police said. The collision occurred on Route 20 near Nesler Road at about 4:58 a.m. A preliminary investigation has revealed the semi veered off the road and into the light pole, according to a post from the Elgin Police Department Facebook page.

The man’s identity is not being released at this time, authorities said Wednesday afternoon.

Both Route 20 and Nesler Road was shut down for about eight hours while authorities investigated the crash Wednesday.

Anyone with information to provide regarding the incident is urged to call the police department’s Traffic Unit at 847-289-2661.