A two-vehicle crash on Illinois Route 161 restricted traffic to one lane, causing a backup, around 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Mascoutah fire crews were on scene to clean up the accident at the intersection of Illinois 161 and North County Road.
One person was taken to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville for treatment. The injuries were not considered life-threatening.
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