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21-year-old cited for DUI after two vehicle crash

SALINE COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -

A 21-year-old Harrisburg man was cited after a crash Friday morning in Saline County.

It happened around 7:50 a.m. on US 45 at Feazel Street.

According to the preliminary traffic crash investigation by state police, Christopher M. Adams-Rister, 21, of Harrisburg, was stopped on Feazel Street at the intersection of US Route 45, when he failed to yield to a vehicle driven by Rechel N. Harrison, 39, of Harrisburg, traveling northbound US Route 45.  Adams-Rister drove into the path of Harrison’s vehicle, causing a collision resulting in major damage to both vehicles.

Adams-Rister and Harrison were taken from the crash scene to the Harrisburg Medical Center by the Saline County Ambulance Service for treatment of their injuries.

Adams-Rister was later taken, via LifeFlight, to a hospital in Evansville, Indiana.

ISP District 19 was assisted at the crash scene by the Harrisburg Police Department, the Saline County Sheriff's Office and the Saline County Ambulance Service.

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