Ambulances seen leaving multiple accidents on Route 45

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CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — State Route 45 North towards Rantoul is clogged with multiple accidents.

Police started responding to accidents on the road around 7:00 this evening. WCIA crews were on scene and saw multiple ambulances and police.

For one accident, a car hit a guard rail and a truck was in the median.

A little farther down the road towards Rantoul, an ambulance was rolled over on its side. A section of the road was blocked off at County Road 2800 North to Wheat Avenue. One person died at the scene who was supposed to receive help from the ambulance that was rolled over. There are no other injuries reported. We are still working to learn what caused the ambulance to roll over.

Multiple ambulances were seen leaving both accidents. This is an active investigation. We will update as we find out more. No word on any injuries.

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