UPDATE: Three injured in motorcycle accident in rural Henry County, IL

Published: Sep. 9, 2017 at 3:45 PM CDT
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UPDATE: The Henry County Sheriff's Office received calls of an accident at 2:23 p.m. with injuries.

Upon arrival, a group of motorcycles were heading southbound on U.S. Route 150, when two motorcycles crashed, causing three injuries.

The driver and passenger of one motorcycle were transported by Genesis Ambulance and the driver of the other motorcycle was transported by Medforce Air Ambulance to the hospital.

The injuries of all three are unknown at this time.

The Henry County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Henry County Sheriff's Office Orion Division, the Illinois State Police, the Orion, Osco and Oxford Fire Departments, Medforce Air Ambulance, Genesis paramedics and Tri-County Ambulance Service.

The investigation is continuing, including an accident reconstruction.

ORIGINAL: Three people were injured after multiple motorcycles crashed near Lynn Center, Illinois Saturday afternoon.

No word on the extent of their injuries.

Henry County Sheriff's Dept. confirms it happened on the corner of US Highway 150 and IL-81.

The intersection remains blocked off as crews clean up and investigate the crash.

This is a developing story.

Fire crews on scene originally told KWQC that five people were injured, Henry County Sheriff's Dept. confirmed just after 5 p.m. that only three were injured.