3 injured in early-morning Logan County crash

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LOGAN COUNTY - Illinois State Police say three people were injured in a single-vehicle crash in Logan County Friday morning.

Authorities say a vehicle carrying three people was traveling southbound on I-55 when it left the right side of the roadway and struck a guardrail near mile post 7 at about 2:49 a.m.  Police say the guardrail impaled through the front of the vehicle and into the trunk.

Authorities say the driver and a back seat passenger had to be extricated from the vehicle.  All three individuals were taken to a local hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in the crash.  Police say all lanes were closed for about an hour while medical personnel were on the scene.

This crash is currently under investigation.  We will provide updates as they become available.
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