2 taken to hospital following crash in Wayne Co.
WAYNE CO., Ill. (WFIE) - A two-vehicle crash in Wayne County sent two people to the hospital Friday.
Illinois State Police say it happened on U.S. Route 45 just north of Wayne County Road after 3:50 p.m. We are told all lanes were temporarily closed for an investigation and clean up.
Troopers say a woman was stationary in traffic while waiting for an unrelated vehicle to leave the roadway when 25-year-old Adam Kemplen struck the rear of her vehicle. They say Kemplen was distracted from within his vehicle.
According to ISP, both drivers were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
ISP tells 14 News Kemplen was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash and failure to wear a seatbelt.
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