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3 injured in crash in Perry County, IL

Published: Apr. 24, 2015 at 6:32 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 24, 2015 at 7:31 PM CDT
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DU QUOIN, IL (KFVS) - Illinois State Police are investigating a crash in southern Illinois.

It happened in a construction zone on Route 154 at Hitt Road in Perry County.

Police say the cause of failure to reduce speed.

All three drivers were taken to a Du Quoin hospital.

Police say a Farmington, Mo. man failed to reduce his vehicle's speed and hit a motorcycle. The driver of the motorcycle fell into the road.

A commercial vehicle was also hit.

All three vehicle received major damage.

The Farmington man was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

The road was closed for nearly five hours.

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