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2 injured in car vs. semi crash in Saline County

(Source: Saline County SO) (Source: Saline County SO)
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SALINE COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -

State Police say two 18-year-olds were flown from an early morning crash in Saline County, Illinois on Saturday/

According to Sheriff Keith Brown, Saline County Central Dispatch received a 911 call reporting a car versus semi crash at around 5:25 a.m. Saturday morning.

It happened on Harco Road at Mount Moriah Road. Harco Road was closed until 1 p.m.

According to the ISP preliminary traffic crash investigative details, the 18-year-old driver of the Chevrolet Cruze, was southbound on Harco Road in rural Saline County just south of Mt. Moriah Road. 

The vehicle left the west side of the road before striking a guard rail. The vehicle then came into the north bound lane of travel and was struck by the truck tractor semi-trailer combination.

The 18-year-old driver and 18-year-old passenger, both of Golconda, Illinois, were extricated from the car and flown from the scene by Air Evac helicopter to an Evansville Indiana hospital. 

Officers reconstructed the scene on Saturday.

Saline County Deputies, along with the Carrier Mills Fire Department, Galatia Fire Department, Saline County EMS and the Illinois State Police responded to the scene.

There is no word on the condition of those injured, as of Saturday afternoon.

ISP says charges are pending an investigation. 

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