Checking local police reports provided this morning to Z-1570, a two-vehicle accident on Illinois Route 3 at 143 in Wood River resulted in two people being transported to area hospitals. The crash occurred around 8pm between a Jeep SUV and a Plymouth Breeze. The Wood River Fire Department had to extricate the person from the Breeze. One victim was transported from the scene via ARCH helicopter, with another taken by ambulance to Alton Memorial then later airlifted to a hospital in St. Louis. Police could not release the names of those involved and the extent of their injuries is unknown. The accident report was not yet complete and no other details were available early this morning.
Wood River Police were holding 45 year old Christopher Moss of the 2600 block of Salu in Alton for domestic battery.
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