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Hazardous roads result in 1-vehicle crash Sunday night

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[March 05, 2012]  SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois State Police District 9 released the following accident report:

Incident: One-vehicle crash with minor injury.

Location: Interstate 55 southbound, milepost 131, Logan County

Date, time: March 4, 10:36 p.m.

Person involved:

  • Unit 1 driver: Danielle L. Alexander, 41, St. Louis, Mo.

Assisting agencies: Illinois State Police, Logan County Sheriff's Department, Lincoln Rural Fire Protection District

Narrative: On Sunday at 10:36 p.m., Unit 1 was traveling southbound on Interstate 55 near milepost 131. The driver said she was traveling southbound in the left lane, and as she conducted a lane change, she struck a patch of ice. She said she lost control of her vehicle, struck the guardrail on the west side of the roadway, crossed both lanes of travel again and struck the guardrail on the east side of the roadway.

The driver was transported to Abraham Memorial Hospital in Lincoln for treatment of minor injuries.

[Text from file received from Illinois State Police District 9]

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