2 rescued, flown to hospital after car ends up in the water in Franklin Co.

Updated: Sep. 7, 2019 at 10:01 PM CDT
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FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ill. (KFVS) - Two people were airlifted to a hospital after a car ended up in the water in Franklin County, Illinois on Saturday evening, September 7.

It happened off of Bessie Road around 6:40 p.m. according to Emergency Management Director Ryan Buckingham.

Responding were Special Operations Dive Team Response, the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Franklin County EMA, Ewing-Northern Fire Protection District, Cave-Eastern Fire Protection District, Benton Fire Department, Abbott EMS, Air Evac and Abbott Towing.

There is no word on the condition of those injured or what caused the incident.

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