Sources are reporting a very serious accident near Belvidere.
It happened on 20 near Belvidere.
Sources are reporting a very serious accident.
Police have shut down 20 between Belvidere and Garden Prairie, going both directions.
AVOID the area for awhile.
UPDATE: Sources have told us there was a Chevy Blazer and a Kia that were involved in the accident. Extrication was needed. One of the vehicles involved, reported crossed the yellow line, then the accident occurred. Reports of a female that has life threatening injuries. A child was also in one of the vehicles involved. Unknown if the child was injured, but the child was transported to a local hospital. Another person involved was reporting no injuries, but was transported for precautionary measures.
We have tried to get info. from the police, but they have not released any info. on this accident. Officers at the scene told us to call the non emergency line. We called the non emergency line, they said they can’t release info. and they would call us back. We still have yet to hear from them as of 4:10 am. If they do respond back to us, we will update this.
But in the meantime: What we can confirm is there was a serious accident on 20, West of Garden Prairie. Both lanes of traffic were shut down and traffic was detoured.
What we have been told via sources that is not confirmed yet, is that the injuries were believed to be life threatening and someone had to be extricated from a vehicle and a medical helicopter was used to transport at least one victim.