3 injured after wrong-way driver crashes head-on in Granite City - KMOV.com

3 injured after wrong-way driver crashes head-on in Granite City

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A car following a crash on Route 3 Thursday morning (Credit: KMOV) A car following a crash on Route 3 Thursday morning (Credit: KMOV)

GRANITE CITY, Ill. (KMOV.com) – Southbound Route 3 has reopened from Interstate 270 to the Chain of Rocks Bridge following a serious crash overnight.

According to police, a vehicle was traveling in the wrong direction in the southbound lanes when it collided with another vehicle head-on around 1:15 a.m. Thursday.

Authorities said three people were injured in the crash, but the extent of the injuries has not been released.

The Granite City Police Department said they are investigating the crash as an alcohol-related incident.

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