Major accident in New Athens, Illinois Route 13 closed in both directions

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NEW ATHENS, IL (KTVI)- An accident involving two vehicles shutdown Route 13 in New Athens, Illinois early Wednesday morning.

Bommarito Automotive Group SkyFOX flew over the scene.

Around 7:00 a.m., a red pickup truck and a small car collided northwest of Ballwin Road.

An ambulance transported two victims to the hospital. A third victim airlifted to a separate hospital for treatment.

As a result, Route 13 was closed in both directions.

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