1 killed, multiple people injured after 2 SUVs collide in Springfield

Credit: Springfield News Sun

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Credit: Springfield News Sun

One person was killed and multiple people were injured Wednesday afternoon in a crash involving two SUVs in Springfield.

The crash was reported around 1:30 p.m. at North Yellow Springs and West Columbia streets after one vehicle ran a red light and struck the second vehicle at the intersection, Springfield Police Division Lt. Jeff Williams said.

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The man killed was in a vehicle with at least two other people who were taken to a local hospital. Some relatives arrived at the crash site and then went to the hospital.

The driver of the other SUV, the lone occupant, suffered minor injuries, police said.

The collision knocked over the traffic control box and the intersection remained shut down more than three hours following the crash, which remains under investigation.

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Officials investigate a crash Wednesday afternoon in which one person was killed and multiple people were injured. Two SUVs were involved in the Springfield incident.

Officials investigate a crash Wednesday afternoon in which one person was killed and multiple people were injured. Two SUVs were involved in the Springfield incident.
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Officials investigate a crash Wednesday afternoon in which one person was killed and multiple people were injured. Two SUVs were involved in the Springfield incident.

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