Kankakee, IL – Vehicle Rolls Over into Kankakee River Saturday Morning, Route 113 Shut Down

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Kankakee, IL – A dramatic turn of events early Saturday morning as a vehicle rolled over into the Kankakee River, causing authorities to shut down Route 113 near Edgewater Drive. The Limestone Fire Protection District (LFPD) was on the scene, reporting heavy damage to the vehicle with a single occupant involved in this distressing accident. The incident occurred around 08:30 AM, leading to significant emergency response efforts.

According to the LFPD, the full details behind the accident are still under investigation, with initial reports indicating that the vehicle unexpectedly veered off the road and rolled over, into the river. The immediate focus has been on rescue operations for the vehicle’s occupant, while investigators work to understand the circumstances leading up to the rollover. 

Motorists are advised to avoid the area and seek alternate routes as Route 113 remains closed. Updates will be provided as more information becomes available, highlighting the community’s concern for the safety of those involved and the impact on local traffic.

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