Raw: Woman's vehicle jumps guardrail, flips down embankment in Metro East

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on November 16, 2012 at 11:27 AM

Updated Friday, Nov 16 at 11:40 AM

ALTON, Ill. (KMOV.com) – A woman was hospitalized after police say she lost control of her vehicle and crashed through a guardrail in Alton Friday morning.

Police said emergency crews responded to the scene near the intersection of Route 3 and Route 111 around 9 a.m.

According to authorities the driver lost control of her minivan and struck a guardrail. The van then rolled down an embankment into a large drainage ditch.

When authorities arrived, they found a woman conscious inside the van.

She was taken to Alton Memorial hospital in unknown condition.

Further details were not immediately available.

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