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7 year old ejected in rollover crash near Ina


A woman and two children were involved in a rollover crash early Monday morning near Ina on Interstate 57.

Illinois State Police say Linda E. Edwards, 28, of Marion was driving a 1998 Ford Explorer southbound on I-57 when she dozed off and drove the SUV off the right side of the road, overcorrected and drove off the left side of the road around 5:18 a.m.

The SUV overturned and rolled at least two times. It happened at mile post 83.

A 7-year-old passenger in the front passenger seat was ejected. The child had non life-threatening injuries.

A 2-year-old passenger in the backseat was restrained and was not injured.

Edwards was pinned inside the SUV.

Edwards and the children were taken to an area hospital for treatment.

Three citations were issued to Edwards.

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