Five injured in four vehicle crash near Thompsonville
by Aaron Price | 11/15/22 | 5:00 p.m.
FRANKLIN / SALINE COUNTY - Several people were transported to hospitals following a multi-vehicle accident this morning on Route 34.
According to Illinois State Police, the accident occurred this morning on State Highway 34 at approximately 7:29 a.m. near West End Road, around 1 mi south of the Franklin County line.
Police say a vehicle was traveling northbound on Illinois 34 near West End Road passing multiple vehicles before sideswiping one vehicle, and hitting another head on. Another vehicle then crashed into the first three vehicles involved.
The driver of the vehicle head on was transported to a regional hospital for injuries. All three other drivers along with an additional passenger were transported to local hospitals with injuries.
No other details have been provided at this time.