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Driver injured when car rolls off IL Rt. 6 and into cornfield

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West of Geneseo, 2-29-16 WQAD photo by Jenny Hipskind

West of Geneseo, 2-29-16 WQAD photo by Jenny Hipskind

A driver was injured when his car was heading eastbound on Illinois Route 6 west of Geneseo, Illinois and left the roadway.

It was Monday afternoon, February 29, 2016 when the Chevy sedan went off the road and rolled into a cornfield, according to a spokesperson from the Henry County Sheriff's Department.

The driver was taken to a nearby hospital via ambulance.

The roadway was closed for a short time before being reopened to traffic.