Accident blocks Central at Ridge


Evanston police and fire units are on the scene of a two car accident with injuries reported that’s blocking traffic at the intersection of Central Street and Ridge Avenue.

The accident happened shortly after 2 p.m. Initial reports say there’s moderate damage to the cars and that airbags deployed. A second ambulance now has been dispatched to the scene.

Update 3:05 p.m.: Two people were taken by ambulance from the accident scene to Evanston Hospital. The streets were reopened to traffic shortly after 3 p.m.

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