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Car crash in Murphysboro sends 2 hospital, 1 behind bars for DUI

MURPHYSBORO, IL (KFVS) -

The Murphysboro Police Department says a man is behind bars after a car crash for driving under the influence.

According to the police department, officers were dispatched to the intersection of Walnut Street and 5th Street just after 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 13, in response to a two-vehicle accident.

Both drivers were transported to a local hospital for minor injuries.

The driver of the "at fault" vehicle was identified as Corey Henry, 45, of Murphysboro, Ill.

The police department reports when Henry was released from the hospital he was taken into custody.

Henry was charged with failure to yield, operating an uninsured vehicle, driving while his license was revoked, and driving under the influence.

According to the police department, Henry was unable to post the required bond and was later transported tot he Jackson County Jail.

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