Early Morning Car Accident Leads to Road Closures

Published 08/03 2014 06:17PM

Updated 08/04 2014 03:34AM


An early-morning, accident on Route 6 sent one man to the hospital and shut down traffic for hours.

Police say the driver of the vehicle was intoxicated at the time of the accident, and was rushed to OSF.\

Officers say the driver lost control at a high rate of speed.

His car flipped multiple times before landing in the median.

Police shut down traffic between War Memorial and Allen Road northbound for about two hours and southbound for about three.

The accident is still under investigation.

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