Crews rescue person from overturned semi-truck after crash

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ARGENTA, Ill. (WCIA) — First responders were called out to a semi-truck that rolled over in a crash Wednesday and trapped one person inside.

It happened at 7:34 a.m. on Emery Road near Midway Road, west of Argenta.

When police got to the scene, they found a semi on its side and there were power poles and other lines down. The truck was also leaking fuel and liquid fertilizer.

Argenta-Oreana Fire, Hickory Point Fire and Maroa Fire were all called in to help.

After 1.5 hours of extrication work, crews say the driver of the truck was pulled from the vehicle and airlifted from the scene.

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