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      Semi rollover on Hwy 96 in Adams County

      Semi rollover on Hwy 96 / KHQA's Jim Robesky

      UPDATED: July 28 at 10:02 p.m.

      KHQA confirmed with the Adams County Sheriff's Department around 9:45 PM Thursday night that the stretch of Highway 96 between Lima and Marceline that was shut down because of a multi-car rollover accident has been reopened.

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      UPDATED: July 28 at 4:16 p.m.

      Sheriff Brent Fischer has now told KHQA that the rollover accident began when the semi driver lost control of his truck and turned over.

      The driver of the SUV then swerved to avoid a collision with the semi.

      Stay here for more information and watch KHQA's News at Five, KHQA's Evening News at 6 p.m. and KHQA's Late News at 10 p.m.

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      UPDATED: July 28 at 3:15 p.m.

      On the South side of the Thursday rollover accident, authorities are shutting down Highway 96 at 2450th Avenue where the Down on the Corner bar is located in Marceline.

      The roadway will be shut down between Lima and Marceline for several hours.

      The Illinois State Police are conducting an investigation as to what happened. Meanwhile, police will take statement from the drivers involved.

      Sheriff Brent Fischer says it's very hard to determine what happened and they are not sure if the vehicles collided with one another or not.

      Stay here for more information and watch KHQA's News at Five, KHQA's Evening News at 6 p.m. and KHQA's Late News at 10 p.m.

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      UPDATED: July 28 at 3:00 p.m.

      Highway 96 between Lima and Marceline is closed due to a semi trailer truck accident.

      A semi and an SUV were both involved, but details of how the accident happened are not available.

      The driver of a Chevy Avalanche was air lifted to Blessing Hospital, and the driver of the semi was taken to the hospital by ambulance.

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      A semi trailer truck has overturned on Highway 96 between Lima and Marceline.

      KHQA has not been able to get any details from local law enforcement, however we do have Jim Robesky on the scene with photos.

      Someone was life flighted from the scene of the accident and we will bring you more details as soon as they are released, so check this story later and watch KHQA's News at Five, KHQA's Evening News at 6 p.m. and KHQA's Late News at 10 p.m.

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