Two drivers hospitalized in Oregon crash

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OREGON, Ill. (WTVO) — Two people were taken to the hospital after a serious crash in Oregon Tuesday afternoon.

The incident happened before 3 p.m. at the intersection of W. Washington Street and N. 5th Street.

Police say a 2019 Ford van driven by Steven Lindsey, 39, of Machesney Park, struck a truck driven by Clifford Thompson, 66, or Oregon.

Lindsey was taken to Swedish American Hospital while Thompson was taken to KSB.

Police say Lindsey was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid and accident and disobeying traffic control device.


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