ALTON - Traffic on Fourth Street near the intersection of George Street was blocked temporarily Friday at lunch time following a car crash.

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The crash occurred shortly after noon near the building housing the Simmons Hanley Conroy law firm. No injuries were reported. It occurred when a white GMC SUV collided with a brownish Nissan sedan. Alton Police and Fire Departments responded and were cleaning the area with shovels, brooms, and oil absorbers.

A representative of the Alton Fire Department said traffic would resume on the street after a tow truck was able to take away the vehicles involved. As of quarter after noon, the road was still closed to traffic.

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