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Police: Crash causes traffic backups at South Union, East Coral roads

A crash is causing traffic backups at South Union and East Coral roads in Union, police said.

A Nixle alert from the McHenry County Sheriff's Office sent about 5:20 p.m. Friday advised drivers to avoid the area for the "next couple hours." The road opened again around 8:30 p.m.

At 3:52 p.m., the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Union Fire Protection District were dispatched to the intersection for an accident with injuries, according to a sheriff’s office release.

The sheriff’s Major Crash Investigation Unit is investigating the incident. 

There is no additional information available for release at this time, according to the sheriff’s office.

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