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Car crash temporarily closes Illinois 15, diverting traffic

Crash on Illinois 15 diverts traffic

At least two cars were involved in a crash Friday night that diverted traffic off Illinois 15 near Illinois 158.
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At least two cars were involved in a crash Friday night that diverted traffic off Illinois 15 near Illinois 158.

A car crash temporarily closed Illinois 15, diverting traffic onto side roads Friday evening.

At least two cars collided on Illinois 15 near Illinois 158, within sight of The Edge, which required police to divert traffic onto the side roads while cleanup was ongoing. Two cars could be seen loaded onto platform tow trucks at about 7 p.m. as police and firefighters worked to clear the roadway.

It was not immediately known if anyone was injured in the accident.

Elizabeth Donald: 618-239-2507, @BNDedonald

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