ALTON - One person was taken to a nearby hospital following a traffic crash just after 1 p.m. Thursday.

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A maroon Nissan Versa was exiting Harris onto College in Alton when it was involved in a collision with a white paneled work van. An Alton Police officer on the scene said the person transported to a nearby hospital was not suffering from life-threatening injuries immediately following the accident.

Both cars were towed from the scene by Fred's Towing, and traffic returned to normal on College Avenue by approximately 1:30 p.m.