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18-Wheeler Crashed into Home in Mt. Vernon, DeKalb County Area, Six Injured



COLLINSVILLE- On Friday around 6:25 pm Collinsville Police Department responded to a home on Highway 176 near County Road 83 in the Mt. Vernon Community of DeKalb County in reference to an accident.

According to a dispatcher at the Collinsville Police Department, an 18-wheeler hit a car and then careened into a home. Five people, including a pregnant woman, were injured in the accident. Collinsville Police officers and emergency crews are on the scene.

At this time, it is unclear if those injuries came from people inside of the car, 18-wheeler, or house.

The accident created a gas leak in the home which has since been turned off.

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