Four injured in multiple vehicle crash on IL Route 2

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — A crash involving multiple cars backed up traffic on IL route 2 and Gold River Avenue on Wednesday afternoon.

Around 4:45 p.m., a witness said a GMC was turning left onto Gold River Avenue when the driver of a red Focus rear ended the car, pushing it into oncoming traffic, where it was hit head-on by another car.

Blackhawk Fire Protection District Chief Jonathan Trail said four people were taken to area hospitals, three with minor injuries and one with a more “serious” injury.

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