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Man airlifted to hospital after vehicle flips during wreck in Metro East

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WASHINGTON PARK, Ill. (KMOV.com) – A man was airlifted to the hospital after his vehicle flipped multiple times during a wreck in Washington Park on Wednesday.

Authorities said the man was driving in the 2400 block of Route 111 near railroad tracks around 12:15 p.m. when his vehicle crossed the center line and struck a car head-on.

A witness told police the first vehicle flipped three times, trapping the driver inside. He was helped out and airlifted to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

A female in the second vehicle suffered minor injuries, but was not transported to the hospital.

It was still not clear what caused the driver to cross the center line.

Additional details were not immediately available.

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