Accident on US 41 results in injuries, entrapments

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A two-vehicle accident resulted in people entrapped in a vehicle and at least two people injured. 

At approximately 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, emergency crews responded to an accident on the corner of Gilchrist Road and US 41.

The accident occurred when a red SUV traveling eastbound on Gilchrist attempted to turn northbound on US 41 and collided with a blue minivan. The minivan came to a stop in a ditch and at least two people were entrapped in the vehicle.

Reporters on scene said at least two people in the accident were transported to a nearby hospital.

As of 9:21 p.m. Wednesday, the northbound lane is down to one lane and authorities ask that motorists find an alternate route as they work to help accident victims and clear the scene.

As of 10:45 p.m. Wednesday, all lanes are cleared and opened.

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