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Two injured in Saline County accident

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Two people were taken to the hospital, following an afternoon accident on US
45 South in Saline County.

The sheriff's office says dispatch received multiple 911 calls of a three vehicle accident at US 45 South and Barnett Street in Harrisburg just after 3:00 Monday afternoon.

Deputies say one of the vehicles was traveling northbound on US 45 and was attempting to turn west onto Barnett Street, when the vehicle turned into the path of a semi-truck. The semi truck, hit the first vehicle and pushed it approximately 90 feet, striking a third vehicle.

One driver was taken to Harrisburg Medical Center and then flown to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville with a possible head injury.

A second person from the accident was taken to Harrisburg Medical Center. The semi-truck driver did not need medical help.

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