Truck crashes into trees off Pyott Road in Lake in the Hills

A tow truck operator from Whitey's Towing Inc. works to remove a truck from a thicket of trees Wednesday on Pyott Road in Lake in the Hills.[]

CRYSTAL LAKE – Authorities temporarily closed one lane of Pyott Road from East Oak Street to McPhee Drive after a pickup truck left the road and hit a tree Wednesday morning.

The Lake in the Hills Police Department sent out a Nixle alert at 9:04 a.m. advising drivers of the closure, and the road reopened about 9:53 a.m.

Officials were not available for comment Wednesday.