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Four-vehicle collision on I-57 in Effingham injures 4

Publish Date: 2023, 06, 02

EFFINGHAM, IL – A collision involving four vehicles on I-57 in southwest Effingham left four people injured on Wednesday evening.

According to WCIA, the crash occurred in the northbound lanes of the interstate near the US-47 interchange at about 5:16 p.m.

All four drivers involved were taken to area hospitals, one of which was airlifted with serious, potentially life-threatening injuries. Details on the conditions of the other three drivers are unclear at this time.

The circumstances leading up to the crash are not mentioned in the report. Significant rush-hour traffic delays were reported on the highway for some time afterward.

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