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Injuries reported in multi-car accident near SWIC

Multi-car crash in Belleville

Multiple cars were involved in an accident on Green Mount Road near SWIC in Belleville.
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Multiple cars were involved in an accident on Green Mount Road near SWIC in Belleville.

A three-vehicle crash closed a lane of Green Mount Road and Weatherstone Drive in Belleville Thursday night.

Two ambulances and tow trucks, as well as the police and fire departments were working to clean up and investigate the accident.

Two people were injured in the crash, which involved train of fender benders, where a Chevy Cruise hit the car in front of it, which hit the car in front of it. The driver of the Chevy complained of pain and had some visible bleeding, said St. Clair County Sheriff Capt. Bruce Fleshren. The passenger in that car also had minor injuries.

The victims are being taken to Memorial Hospital, and the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department is investigating. East Side Fire Department was also at the crash.

Approximately a half hour after this crash was cleaned up and the road re-opened, a two-car fender bender again shut down the same area. No injuries were reported.

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