UPDATE: 1 person seriously injured after multi-car crash in Bloomington

Multi-car crash at East Empire and Hershey in Bloomington
Multi-car crash at East Empire and Hershey in Bloomington(25 News Now/Heart of Illinois ABC)
Published: Jun. 6, 2022 at 5:18 PM CDT
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UPDATE (8:35 p.m.) - Bloomington Police said they have reopened the intersection of East Empire and Hershey Road, site of Monday afternoon’s four-car collision.

BLOOMINGTON (25 News Now) - Three people were hurt, one seriously, after a four-car crash at a busy Bloomington intersection.

A police lieutenant said the intersection of East Empire and Hershey Road, on the city’s east side, will be closed several hours while an accident reconstructionist investigates the crash.

The lieutenant said one man suffered serious injuries. He was one of three people taken to the hospital.

Accident reconstruction team investigates crash scene at East Empire and Hershey in Bloomington
Accident reconstruction team investigates crash scene at East Empire and Hershey in Bloomington(25 News Now/Heart of Illinois ABC)

First responders were called about 4 p.m.

All traffic is being rerouted, according to police.

This story will be updated.

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