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2 injured in collision on US-45 near south Tolono

Publish Date: 2023, 04, 12

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, IL — Two people were hospitalized Wednesday morning after a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 45 near south Tolono, reports WCIA.

The accident occurred at the intersection of US-45 and County Road 600 North. Illinois State Police Troop 7 and crews from Pesotum, Savoy and Tolono responded to the scene at about 7:50 a.m.

According to ISP, one vehicle had stopped at the stop sign on County Road 600 North when it proceeded to turn left onto northbound US-45. Authorities said the vehicle entered the path of a second vehicle heading southbound, resulting in a crash.

First responders transported both drivers to a local hospital, where the extent of their injuries remains unknown.

The accident reduced all traffic to a single open lane, but by 8:30 a.m., the scene had been cleared from the roadway.

No other information has been made available, but ISP continues to investigate.

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