Rescue crews were sent to the aftermath of a serious collision at about 5:30 Wednesday afternoon.

According to dispatchers and first responders, two cars slammed head-on into each other in Whiteside County, where Illinois Route 40 crosses the Green River, south of Deer Grove and between Walnut and Tampico.

Crews reported the need to extract at least one victim of the crash, and they requested a life-flight helicopter for transport.

WLPO will update this story when official details are released.

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