2 toddlers killed in crash on IL Rt. 152 - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

2 toddlers killed in crash on IL Rt. 152

DU QUOIN, IL (KFVS) -

Illinois State Police were called to a deadly crash on IL Rt. 152 between IL Rt. 13/127 and Kathleen Road (west of Du Quoin) Friday night.

Police say the crash happened Friday around 5 p.m. They say IL Rt. 152 has been cleared and normal flow of traffic resumed after a serious crash between IL Rt. 13-127 and Kathleen Road.

According to police, an SUV was westbound on IL Rt. 152, 1,800 feet west of Sacred Heart Road, and a car was headed east on IL Rt. 152. They say the driver of the SUV lost control and crossed over into the eastbound lane and into the path of the car.

Police say both drivers were air lifted from the scene with serious injuries.

A 3-year-old boy and a 2-year-old girl who were riding in the SUV were fatally injured.

Two child passengers in the second vehicle were taken by ambulance to Pinckneyville Community Hospital where they were treated and released.

Copyright 2013 KFVS. All rights reserved.

  • Heartland NewsMore>>

  • Person of interest wanted in attempted abduction in Miner, MO

    Person of interest wanted in attempted abduction in Miner, MO

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:47 PM EDT2018-07-18 02:47:04 GMT
    Miner, Missouri police officers are looking for the driver of a possible Mercury van who is a person of interest in an attempted abduction.  (Source: Miner PD, Facebook)Miner, Missouri police officers are looking for the driver of a possible Mercury van who is a person of interest in an attempted abduction. (Source: Miner PD, Facebook)

    Miner, Missouri police officers are looking for the driver of a possible Mercury van who is a person of interest in an attempted abduction.

    Miner, Missouri police officers are looking for the driver of a possible Mercury van who is a person of interest in an attempted abduction.

  • First Alert: A little heat relief for parts of the Heartland

    First Alert: A little heat relief for parts of the Heartland

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:01 PM EDT2018-07-18 01:01:05 GMT
    Things are staying pretty hot for your work week (Source: KFVS)Things are staying pretty hot for your work week (Source: KFVS)

    Drier air will continue to sink in from the north overnight and more of the Heartland will feel relief Wednesday. 

    Drier air will continue to sink in from the north overnight and more of the Heartland will feel relief Wednesday. 

  • Wanted man in custody after chase on I-55, search in Perry Co., MO

    Wanted man in custody after chase on I-55, search in Perry Co., MO

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:39 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:39:31 GMT
    Cody Gustin is wanted after leading officers on a chase on I-55. (Source: Perry County Sheriff's Office)Cody Gustin is wanted after leading officers on a chase on I-55. (Source: Perry County Sheriff's Office)

    A Cape Girardeau, Missouri man is in custody after leading officers on a chase on I-55, followed by a search through Perry County, Missouri for more than a day.

    A Cape Girardeau, Missouri man is in custody after leading officers on a chase on I-55, followed by a search through Perry County, Missouri for more than a day.

Powered by Frankly