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2 injured after Schwan's vehicle overturns in embankment near river

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WEST FRANKFORT, IL (KFVS) -

West Frankfort firefighters rescued two people from an upside down Schwan's vehicle.

While on their way back from a fire call, crews were dispatched to Orient Black Top about 1.5 miles north of Franklin Ave. in West Frankfort around 10:02 a.m. Tuesday.

A Schwan's delivery vehicle was upside down at the bottom of the embankment near the river.

Two people were trapped inside. Crews removed the two from the vehicle.

The driver was flown by Air Evac Lifeteam to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.

The passenger was taken by ambulance to Franklin Hospital, then flown to Evansville, Indiana.

The Benton Fire Department assisted the West Frankfort Fire Department.

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is investigating.

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