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Benton, IL man injured in rollover crash on IL Rte. 37

JEFFERSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -

A Benton, Illinois was injured in a rollover crash on Illinois Route 37 on Tuesday, September 29 at around 7:20 a.m.

According to Illinois State Police, the preliminary investigation showed that John W. Rose, 33, was driving a 1994 Chevrolet S-10 Blazer northbound on Illinois Route 37 near Good Farm Road.

They say he crested the top of a hill and saw stopped traffic waiting for another vehicle to clear the intersection.

Police say rose swerved to avoid hitting the other vehicles and left the right side of the road.

The Blazer overturned several times, coming to a rest on its wheels in a ditch.

According to police, there was heavy rainfall at the time of the crash.

Rose was taken by ambulance to an area hospital with minor injuries.

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