KFVS is reporting from Saline County that one person was hurt in a two vehicle crash that occurred yesterday afternoon.
The location was on US 45 in Saline County. The time was approximately 4:00 PM.
According to the Illinois State Police, a Harrisburg resident, 36 year old Cortez Ellis, was proceeding southbound on US 45 when he tried to pass several vehicles.
In doing so, Ellis hit a vehicle driven by 73 year old Carolyn Miller. The ISP says she was trying to turn into her driveway.
Ellis was received by a local hospital and then later airlifted to a regional medical facility.
The ISP says the accident investigation is continuing.
We will have more information on this as it becomes available.
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