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Seven people including one who was ejected from vehicle were injured crash early Tuesday Interstate 57 south suburban Mattes| NVP

Seven people, including one who was ejected from a vehicle, were injured in a crash early Tuesday on Interstate 57 in south suburban Matteson | NVP News Video

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Updated: August 12, 2014 8:57AM



Seven people, including one who was ejected from a vehicle, were injured in a crash early Tuesday on Interstate 57 in south suburban Matteson.

The two-vehicle crash occurred at 2:18 a.m. on I-57 near U.S. 30, according to Illinois State Police.

One of the vehicles had six occupants, including someone who was ejected in the crash, police said. The other vehicle had a single occupant.

The person ejected was taken to St. James Health in Olympia Fields with serious injuries, police said. The other six people suffered minor injuries and also were taken to St. James. Their ages and genders were not immediately available.

Three lanes were closed as authorities investigated the crash, police said. All lanes had reopened by 6:15 a.m.



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