Two people were taken to a hospital after crashing on Illinois 15 just before 8 p.m. Thursday in Belleville.
The accident occurred near DeMazenod Drive, which is located next to National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, at about 7:50 p.m., according to a Facebook post by Belleville fire officials.
While the two cars that crashed were both heading east, the post said, they landed in the westbound lanes after the collision.
Two people were taken to a hospital with injuries that weren’t considered life-threatening.
Both vehicles were heavily damaged.