Accident shuts down part of Illinois Route 29

Staff reports

An accident this afternoon stopped traffic heading to Peoria from Chillicothe.

Crystal Hayward of Chillicothe was transported by LifeFlight to OSF Saint Francis Medical Center and is in critical condition.

The Peoria County Sheriff's Department shut down the southbound lanes of Illinois Route 29 at Cambron from around 1:30 p.m. to about 2:45 p.m. to investigate the accident.