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Two injured in I-57 crash near Benton

By Heartland News

BENTON, IL (KFVS) - Two people were injured in a crash on Interstate 57 Friday morning.

It happened at the Benton exit at the 71 mile marker.

A 2004 pickup truck blew out a tire and overturned.

The driver was air-lifted to an Evansville, IN hospital and the passenger was taken to a Franklin County hospital in Benton.

Both northbound lanes of I-57 were closed until crews could upright the car.

I-57 is now open in both directions.

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