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Police close Illinois 156 in Monroe County for two-car accident

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Be prepared when you hit the road. Here are some quick tips on what to do if you are in a car accident.
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Be prepared when you hit the road. Here are some quick tips on what to do if you are in a car accident.

Illinois 156 was closed at Trout Camp Road in Monroe County on Tuesday afternoon while crews attended to a two-vehicle accident.

Police advised the public to avoid the area, a Facebook post from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department stated.

According to scanner traffic, the Waterloo Fire Department was called for mutual aid to a two-car crash in the area.

Check back to bnd.com for more on this developing story.

Hana Muslic has been a public safety reporter for the Belleville News-Democrat since August 2018, covering everything from crime and courts to accidents, fires and natural disasters. She is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Journalism and her previous work can be found in The Lincoln Journal-Star and The Kansas City Star.

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