3 vehicles involved in after crash on U.S. 45 South - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

3 vehicles involved in after crash on U.S. 45 South

Posted: Updated:
(Source: Saline County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Saline County Sheriff's Office)

Two people were taken to the hospital after a Monday afternoon crash on U.S. 45 South.

Saline County Central Dispatch said they received multiple 911 calls of a three vehicle crash at 2:40 p.m. on Monday.

The crash occurred at U.S. 45 South and Barnett Street in Harrisburg. Saline County deputies assisted Harrisburg officers with the crash.

A preliminary report revealed a vehicle was going northbound on U.S. 45 and was trying to turn west onto Barnett Street, when it turned into the path of a semi-truck. The semi truck hit the first vehicle and pushed it about 90 feet, hitting a third vehicle.

Names of the drivers and vehicle information will come later from the Harrisburg Police Department.

One driver was taken to a Harrisburg hospital by ambulance and then flown to an Evansville, Ind. hospital with a possible head injury.

A second person from the crash was taken by ambulance to a Harrisburg hospital for treatment.

The semi-truck driver signed a refusal for EMS treatment.

The Illinois State Police was contacted to inspect the semi-truck.

Opies Towing and Bishop's Towing assisted with removal of the vehicles. Illinois Department of Transportation also assisted with the crash.

Copyright 2014 KFVS. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

310 Broadway
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

FCC Public File
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KFVS12. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.