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Serious injury reported in 2 vehicle crash in Union Co., IL

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)
UNION COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -

One person was seriously injured after being ejected from their vehicle in a crash on Illinois Route 146. 

The Illinois State Police say that on Sunday, March 12 a Chevrolet S10 pickup and a full size Chevrolet pickup collided around 3:30 p.m.

The Chevrolet S-10 (Unit #1) was northbound pulling out of Moscow Road onto Illinois Route 146.  The full size Chevrolet truck (Unit #2) was eastbound on Illinois Route 146 at Moscow Road. 

The driver of Unit #2 stated Unit #1 pulled into his path and he struck Unit #1.   The driver of Unit #1 was ejected from the vehicle. 

The driver of Unit #1 was air lifted to an area hospital while the passenger of Unit #1 was airlifted to a larger medical facility. 

The driver of Unit #2 was uninjured and the passenger of Unit #2 was taken to a separate area hospital with minor injuries.

Charges in this incident are driving without insurance, failure to wear a seat belt, and failure to yield to oncoming traffic. 

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