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Serious Injuries Reported in White County Crash

The Illinois State Police says one person was hospitalized with serious injuries after a crash in White County late Wednesday night.

Posted: Aug 12, 2021 9:28 AM
Updated: Aug 12, 2021 9:33 AM

One person was hospitalized with serious injuries after a late Wednesday night crash in White County, Illinois, according to the Illinois State Police.

ISP says the crash happened on Illinois Route 1 at County Road 550 E in White County around 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Investigators with ISP believe the crash happened when 26-year-old Jonathan Gilbert of Raleigh was stopped at a construction stoplight on Illinois Route 1.

While stopped in the roadway, ISP says Gilbert turned on his hazard lights and got out of his truck to inspect some issues it was having. While he was walking around the truck, another truck rear-ended it.

ISP says Gilbert was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

Pending investigation, no charges have been filed in connection to the incident at this time, according to ISP.


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