Three people were seriously injured Wednesday night in a head-on crash on Illinois 3 in Monroe County.
Two pickups and a car were involved in the crash about 3 miles north of Red Bud at about 11:24 p.m. at the intersection of Illinois 3 and J Road, Illinois State Trooper Calvin Dye Jr. said.
One person was flown to a St. Louis hospital in critical condition. The other two people had serious injuries, Dye said.
The road did not reopen until 4 a.m., Dye said.
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Police were investigating the accident.