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Tragic Crash In Joliet Takes Life Of Child

A 6 year old boy is dead following a crash last night in Joliet at Route 6 just east of Hollywood. The crash happened at about 6:22 p.m., a preliminary investigation indicates a sedan driven by an adult female with three passengers, ages 6 (male), 7 (female), 14 (female) was eastbound on Channahon Road and veered into oncoming traffic striking a westbound pickup truck driven by an adult male head on.

The 6 year-old boy was deceased at the scene. The adult female driver was transported to Amita St. Joseph Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. The extent of injuries to the other juveniles in the sedan is unknown other than that they are non- life threatening. The male driver of the pickup truck was transported to Amita St. Joseph Medical Center and then flown to Loyola Hospital with serious injuries


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