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Driver airlifted after head-on crash

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Head-on collision on Highway 24 near Rushville Head-on collision on Highway 24 near Rushville
SCHUYLER COUNTY, Ill. (WGEM) -

A man was airlifted to a Springfield, Illinois hospital after a head-on collision in Schuyler County, according to state police.

In the crash report, Illinois State Police said around 9:20 Saturday night, a truck driven by Joe Dietsch of Rushville, Illinois crossed the center line of Highway 24 just 2 miles west of Rushville. Dietsch's truck then hit a truck driven by Marvin Hammack of Vermont, Illinois.

The report said Hammack was airlifted to Saint John's Hospital in Springfield, Illinois where he was listed in stable condition.

Police said Dietsch was charged with driving while suspended and improper lane usage. Hammack was also charged with operating an uninsured vehicle.

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