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One taken away in ambulance after crash on Illinois 159

Crash flips SUV on Illinois 159 near St. Clair Square

An accident between two vehicles on Illinois 159 resulted in one person being taken away in an ambulance Tuesday afternoon.
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An accident between two vehicles on Illinois 159 resulted in one person being taken away in an ambulance Tuesday afternoon.

An accident between two vehicles on Illinois 159 resulted in one person being taken away in an ambulance Tuesday afternoon.

The crash occurred at the entrance to St. Clair Square mall in Fairview Heights.

Fairview Heights Fire Chief Bryan Doyle said the SUV did a 360-degree flip and landed back on its wheels.

The driver of the SUV, a woman, was awake and conscious when she got out.

Both cars were heavily damaged.

Crews were cleaning up the cars around 4:50 p.m.

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