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Accident blocks Chicago Avenue at South Boulevard

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Evanston police and fire units are on the scene of a traffic accident that occurred shortly after 11 a.m. at Chicago Avenue and South Boulevard.

Update 11:32 a.m.: One person has been taken by ambulance to St. Francis hospital from the accident scene.

Traffic now is blocked on both streets where the collision occurred and is also being diverted off of Oakton Street, which feeds into the intersection.

Update 11:45 a.m.: The streets were re-opened to traffic about 11:45 a.m.

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