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Fire truck collides with car on Illinois 1, injuring at least one

Emergency crews and police are on the scene of an accident that has shut down both southbound lanes and one northbound lane of Illinois 1 after a serious collision. According to witness reports, a Kickapoo Fire Protection District truck was responding to a downtown Westville blaze when it collided with a passenger vehicle and overturned.

Southbound traffic on the state highway has been detoured and drivers are being asked to exercise caution when traveling northbound in the area near Ross lane. Other emergency personnel were able to respond to the large blaze in Westville.

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