9 children, 2 adults injured in LaSalle County crash, Illinois State Police say

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LASALLE COUNTY, Ill. (WLS) — Two adults and nine children were injured in a rollover crash in LaSalle County Saturday night, Illinois State Police said.

A Ford transit van traveling south on Interstate 39 near milepost 68 just before 7 p.m. drove off the roadway for unknown reasons, police said. It then rolled over onto its side in the west ditch.

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In addition to the driver, there were three adult and 10 child passengers, police said. The children ranged in age from 5 to 12.

Two adults and nine children were taken to area hospitals with injuries.

Police did not immediately provide any additional information about the extent of those injuries.

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