Two-vehicle wreck in Metro East shuts down Route 3 Wednesday afternoon

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on July 18, 2012 at 5:31 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jul 18 at 7:13 PM

WATERLOO, Il (KMOV.com) – Route 3 was closed in both directions in Waterloo following a multi-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon.

Officials say two vehicles were involved in the wreck, which happened just north of South Market Street. A third vehicle swerved to avoid the accident and ended up in the ditch.

A helicopter was called to the scene, and an unidentified female was airlifted to an area hospital in an unknown condition.

Several more victims have been transported by ground to St. Anthony's, and their condition is also unknown.

We will be sure to update this story as more information emerges.

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