Wilmington, IL – Route 53 Multi-Vehicle Crash: Several Injured

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Wilmington, IL – A severe multi-vehicle accident occurred at the intersection of W Stripmine Rd and W Baltimore St (IL Rt. 53) in Wilmington, resulting in heavy damage and multiple injuries. 

The Wilmington Fire Protection District reported that the incident took place at approximately 4:35 PM on Monday. Emergency responders were forced to extract several patients from the wreckage.

According to the Wilmington FPD, the crash involved significant pin-in scenarios, requiring extensive rescue efforts. The exact number of vehicles and individuals involved has not been disclosed, but authorities are urging the public to avoid the area to facilitate emergency operations and investigation. 

Further details on the condition of those injured are expected as the investigation progresses.

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