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Two drivers hospitalized after Crest Hill car crash: cops

A crash between a pickup truck and an SUV in Crest Hill caused severe injuries to both drivers, police said.

About 11:50 a.m. Wednesday, a Ford pickup truck and a Chevy Equinox crashed on Broadway Street between Division Street and Caton Farm Road, said Crest Hill Police Chief Ed Clark.

The driver of the pickup truck heading south on Broadway but traveled into the northbound lane and collided with the Equinox, Clark said.

The driver of the pickup was taken to AMITA Health Saint Joseph Medical Center for treatment, he said.

The driver of the Equinox was airlifted to a hospital and undergoing surgery, Clark said. A child was in the vehicle but was not injured, he said.

The crash caused a minor secondary car crash, he said.

Crest Hill police shut down the roadway where the crash occurred while conducting an investigation, he said.

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