By Heartland News
CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - A crash in Carbondale that sent seven people to the hospital has now claimed the life of a child.
Three vehicles were involved in the crash at the intersection of north Illinois Avenue and Charles Road.
Police say one car was stopped to turn when the driver of another car rear-ended that vehicle, pushing both into oncoming traffic where a third car was involved in the collision.
One of the vehicles was carrying three children. All were taken to the hospital along with four adults. One child later died.