Walworth car crash ejects woman and her young child, sheriff's office says

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Gazette staff
Friday, September 22, 2017

TOWN OF WALWORTH—A car crash Thursday afternoon in the town of Walworth ejected a woman and her 5-year-old son from their car, according to a Walworth County sheriff's news release.

None of the injuries from the accident appeared to be life-threatening, the release states. Exact patient conditions and names were not released.

At about 2:30 p.m. Thursday, responders were dispatched to a report of a two-car crash at Highway 14 and Stateline Road, according to the release. Responders saw a 2004 Chevy 3500 pickup truck with extensive front-end damage and a 2005 Chrysler minivan with extensive passenger-side damage.

Investigation shows the minivan, driven by a 57-year-old Darien woman, was westbound on Stateline Road when it failed to yield at a stop sign and entered the intersection, according to the release.

The pickup truck, driven by a 51-year-old Woodstock, Illinois, man, collided with the minivan in the intersection, according to the release.

A 31-year-old Darien woman and her 5-year-old son were passengers in the minivan and were ejected, according to the release. A 2-year-old boy was also in the minivan.

The four occupants of the minivan were transported to local hospitals for their injuries, the release states. The pickup truck driver was also transported to the hospital, while a 19-year-old Woodstock man also in the truck was not injured.

The crash remained under investigation Friday by the Walworth County Sheriff's Office Crash Investigation Unit, the release states.

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