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Car crash in New Athens sends one to hospital

Single-vehicle crash in New Athens sends driver to hospital

One person was taken to St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville after being involved in a one-vehicle crash near New Athens on Illinois 13. The crash happened around 10 p.m. The jaws of life were used to get the driver out of the vehicle.
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One person was taken to St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville after being involved in a one-vehicle crash near New Athens on Illinois 13. The crash happened around 10 p.m. The jaws of life were used to get the driver out of the vehicle.

A single-vehicle crash on Illinois Route 13 near New Athens sent one person to the hospital and caused a traffic backup Wednesday night.

The crash occurred just before 10 p.m. on eastbound Illinois 13 after the driver lost control of the vehicle. The driver, who suffered unknown injuries, was taken to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville after being extricated from the vehicle.

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