Two people in the hospital after crash on IL-5 near Silvis

ROCK ISLAND COUNTY, Illinois -- Several vehicles were involved in a crash that stopped traffic on Illinois 5 near the cloverleaf at Barstow Road in Silvis.

One lane was blocked early Monday, December 3, before 6 a.m., but all are back open after the three car crash, Illinois State Trooper Jason Wilson said. The accident delayed traffic for half an hour. Wilson also said two people were taken from the scene by ambulance to a hospital.

The Illinois Department of Transportation is dispatching trucks to salt roads. Snowfall on wet pavement is causing slippery conditions.

The cause of the accident is unknown. Illinois State Police are investigating the accident.

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