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16-year-old injured after wreck on I-57 in Franklin County

FRANKLIN COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -

Illinois State Police say a 16-year-old was injured on Sunday morning after eating while driving, and then losing control of his car.

It happened around 7:20 p.m. on Interstate 57 at mile marker 70 in Franklin County, Illinois.

State police say the teen's car was northbound in the left lane when the driver lost control of the car and struck the left concrete barricade. The car then hit the right guard rail.

The driver was taken to Franklin Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The 16-year-old driver was cited for improper lane use.

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