Peru Police Department

Two ambulances were called to the scene of a crash on the north side of Peru.

At about 1:40 Thursday afternoon a 9-1-1 call went out about an SUV and a car crashing on Route 251 near O’Neal Steel.  One person was taken to Illinois Valley Community Hospital for treatment while another refused medical treatment.

The car involved ended up off the road and into a field with heavy front end damage.  The SUV was still on the road after the collision with heavy rear end damage.  Both had to be towed. Traffic was impacted on Route 251 around the crash scene. 

You’ll hear more details as they become available. 

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