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Crash Outside Crossville Closes Highway 1 for Five Hours Monday

A bad wreck had traffic rerouting outside Crossville for five hours Monday.  According to Illinois State Police, the crash happened just before 9:30am on Highway 1 a mile south of Crossville.  The head on crash involved a truck/tractor semi-trailer and a Jeep.  The driver of the Jeep was taken by medical helicopter to an area hospital with life threatening injuries.  The roadway opened just before 2:30pm and was closed so officers could investigate the cause of the crash.


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