KANKAKEE, IL – A major motor vehicle accident occurred this morning at the intersection of W IL Route 113 and Edgewater Drive in Limestone.
According to reports, a single vehicle was found on its side with heavy damage, and extrication efforts were underway to free the trapped passengers.
Kankakee Fire Department was called to the scene with an engine to assist in the rescue operation. The accident resulted in the closure of Route 113, and officials are advising drivers to avoid the area.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation, and authorities have not released any information about the passengers’ conditions. Eyewitnesses reported that the vehicle appeared to have lost control before flipping over near the residential neighborhood.
Emergency services arrived at the scene at around 6:00 am, and the extrication operation is still ongoing. Local authorities have issued a warning to drivers to exercise caution and avoid the area until further notice.
The Limestone Fire Protection District and other local agencies are working tirelessly to clear the wreckage and restore normal traffic flow to the area. Further updates will be provided as the situation develops.