Crash sends several to hospital, one with possible life-threatening injuries


Harristown - Police responded to a crash on Harristown Boulevard (Old Route 36) and Glasgow Road around 5p.m. Wednesday, which sent several people to the hospital.


Preliminary investigations indicated a yellow Ford Mustang was heading  eastbound on Old Rt. 36. A black Cadillac was traveling westbound on Rt. 36 preparing to make a southbound turn onto Glasgow Road. When the Cadillac turned the Mustang collided with the Cadillac, hitting the passenger side of the car.


The driver, a 70-year-old woman, and a 42-year-old passenger were transported to Decatur Memorial Hospital. The driver was then air lifted to OSF in Peoria with possible life-threatening injuries.


The driver of the Mustang, a 27-year-old male and their 9,6, and 5-year-old were taken to St. Mary's Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.


An accident reconstructionist team is investigating the scene. The crash is still under investigation and no citations have been issued.



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