Crash knocks out traffic light in Springfield

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Photo: Springfield Firefighters Local 37 Photo: Springfield Firefighters Local 37

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – A crash knocked out a traffic light Friday night in Springfield.

Police say two cars crashed into each other at the intersection of Dirksen Parkway and Stanford Avenue. They say the crash caused a lane blockage.

Officers did not say what caused the crash when WAND-TV reached out for more. There were no injuries, although an ambulance came to the scene for someone complaining about head pain.

With the traffic light gone, Springfield firefighters urged drivers to avoid the area.

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