Driver airlifted to hospital after traffic accident

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Ill. (WEHT) – Illinois State Police are investigating an accident after one driver is suffering from life-threatening injuries.

The accident occurred on Illinois Route 15 in Wayne County when one driver crossed the center lane and struck another vehicle. The driver was transported by ambulance to an area hospital and later airlifted to a regional hospital with life threatening injuries. 

The roadway was closed for approximately 30 minutes during the crash investigation.

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(This story was originally published on May 4, 2020)

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