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Head-on crash in Perry Co., IL sends 1 to the hospital

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

A juvenile from Red Bud, Illinois is in a St. Louis hospital after a head-on crash in Perry County, Illinois.

It happened just before 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 11 on Route 4 at Pyatt Cutler Road.

According to Illinois State Police, the juvenile was driving south on Route 4 when he drifted over into the northbound lane and hit a semi-truck partially head-on.

Both vehicles ended up in opposite ditches on Route 4.

The juvenile was taken by helicopter to a St. Louis hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

The driver of the semi-truck was not hurt.

Route 4 was closed for about 5 hours.

The crash remains under investigation.

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