Six hospitalized, one critical following crash

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – Six people went to the hospital after a Springfield car crash.

Police tell WAND-TV it happened at about 9:10 p.m. Monday night near the corner of Cook Street and Wheeler Avenue. Officers say a driver passed through a red light, causing the two-car crash. One of the hospitalized people is still in critical condition Tuesday.

The area of Cook Street affected by the crash was closed for a seven-hour period as the Springfield Criminal Investigations Division worked on the scene. 

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