Raw: 1 hospitalized following multi-vehicle wreck in Fairview Heights - KMOV.com

Raw: 1 hospitalized following multi-vehicle wreck in Fairview Heights

FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Illinois (KMOV.com) -- One person was hospitalized after two vehicles overturned in a multi-vehicle accident  in Fairview Heights Monday morning.
 
According to authorities, a vehicle traveling south on Route 159 struck a vehicle headed east on Lincoln Trail around 6:45 a.m.  The intersection is near the St. Clair Square mall.
 
After the collision, one vehicle ended up on its side and the other came to rest upside down.  Police said one other vehicle was involved, but further details about that vehicle have not been released.
 
One person suffered injuries and was transported to an area hospital.  Officials did not say which vehicle the person was in or how serious his or her injuries are.
 
Area roadways were closed while crews cleaned up the scene, but have since reopened.
 
Investigators are looking into the accident to determine who was at fault.

 

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