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Belleville crash blocks highway, sends two to hospital

Emergency workers remove the woman who was injured in a crash early Friday afternoon on Frank Scott Parkway West near Illinois 15 in Belleville.
Emergency workers remove the woman who was injured in a crash early Friday afternoon on Frank Scott Parkway West near Illinois 15 in Belleville. znizami@bnd.com

Two cars were involved in a collision early Friday afternoon on Frank Scott Parkway West near Illinois 15, sending two people to the hospital.

Belleville police and fire were at the crash, which temporarily blocked the westbound ramps from Frank Scott to Illinois 15.

The Belleville Fire Department tweeted that two people were taken to the hospital, including one woman who was seen being placed on a stretcher. The fire department said the two appeared to have injuries that were not life-threatening.

The intersection is near Target and the Belleville Crossing shopping center.

The fire department said the scene was cleared before 2 p.m.

Additional details were not immediately available.

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