UPDATE FROM THE LPPD
UPDATE: LPPD working the scene of a serious traffic crash. Please avoid N. Perryville Rd. and E. Riverside Blvd.
We will have N. Perryville Rd. closed from Riverside to Rock Valley Parkway for several hours, anticipating until at least 2 am.
The victim that was airlifted via the REACT helicopter is currently listed in critical condition.
Three vehicles were involved in the accident. The accident happened approx. 8:15 pm
Reports of 4 vehicles involved, but I only saw two vehicles on the scene. One person was taken by medical helicopter to a local ER. Police will have Perryville just North of E Riverside blocked off for several hours while they investigate this very serious accident scene. Check back later for updates
Around 8:30 Pm tonight there was a very serious accident in Loves Park.
Reports of at least 4 vehicles are involved in an auto accident near Perryville and E Riverside
Injuries were being reported. At least one medical helicopter was en route to the scene.
Another helicopter was put on stand by.
This is still developing, avoid the area for awhile. We will post updates as they become available