2 people transported to the hospital after Crystal Lake crash

CRYSTAL LAKE - Two people were transported to the hospital Wednesday after a two-car accident on Route 14 near McHenry County College.

The two vehicles were involved in a rear end collision on Route 14 near Lucas Road around 11:30 Wednesday morning. Two people were transported with non-life threatening injuries, according to the Crystal Lake Fire Department.

One vehicle vehicle wound up on the eastbound shoulder and the other was on the westbound shoulder following the crash. Traffic was moving slowly around the accident as crews cleared the scene late Wednesday afternoon.

Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area.

- Jim Dallke