2 injured in wrong-way crash on I-57 in Posen

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Two people were injured in a wrong-way crash on I-57 Saturday morning.

Two people were rushed to the hospital after a wrong-way crash on I- 57 in south suburban Posen Saturday morning, Illinois State Police said.

The crash involving a semi and a car occurred at about 4 a.m. near 147th Street. The crash investigation shut down southbound I-57 for hours and shortly before noon, one southbound lane was opened.

Police said the driver of the car was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes when it collided with a semi-truck. The semi then crashed into a ditch, taking out a large stretch of guardrail in the process.

The drivers of both vehicles were transported to hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.
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