1 person rescued following 3-vehicle crash in Metro East

1 person rescued following 3-vehicle crash in Metro East

1 person rescued following 3-vehicle crash in Metro East

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on September 25, 2012 at 9:13 AM

Updated Tuesday, Sep 25 at 10:17 AM

Union Hill Rd & Carbon St Fairview Heights, IL 62208

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FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. (KMOV.com) – One person was trapped after a three-vehicle crash in Fairview Heights Tuesday morning.

Fairview Heights fire officials said the accident happened on Union Hill Road near Carbon Street around 10 a.m. The wreck caused one of the vehicles to roll off an embankment.

One person had to be extricated from their vehicle and two others got out on their own.

Three people were taken from the scene in an ambulance. None of the injuries were considered life-threatening.

Union Hill Road was closed in both directions while crews cleared the wreckage.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

 

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