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4 injured in crash on State Hwy. 14 in Franklin Co., IL

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FRANKLIN COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office responded to a crash on August 1 at 8:41 a.m. on State Highway 14 at the intersection with North Thompsonville Road.

According to deputies, a 1993 Peterbilt semi truck driven by 47-year-old Joseph A. Burch of Squire, West Virginia was going northbound on North Thompsonville Road when the semi crossed into the path of a 2013 Chrysler 300 driven by 63-year-old Robert T. Walker of Wayne City, Ill.

Both drivers were seriously injured and taken to area hospitals. Two passengers in the Chrysler 300 were also injured and taken to area hospitals.

The driver of the semi truck was cited for disobeying a stop sign and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

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