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ISP responds to injury crash on I-72 in Sangamon County

Publish Date: 2023, 02, 15

SANGAMON COUNTY, IL — At least one person was injured Monday night in a multi-vehicle wreck on Interstate 72 near Illiopolis, according to WCIA.

The accident was reported on the westbound lanes about three miles west of the city, near Exit 122 to Dye Road/County Road 21E toward Mount Auburn. It was first reported by WCIA shortly after 7:00 p.m.

Details remain limited, but Illinois State Patrol troopers had all westbound traffic reduced to a single open lane for about a half mile. Motorists were advised to avoid the scene and find alternate routes.

Minor injuries were reported in the incident, but authorities have not confirmed the number of people injured.

This blog will be updated to reflect any new details as they are released to the public.

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