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Bartonville accident leaves two children with life threatening injuries

Bartonville - A car crash in Bartonville has left a pair of children in critical care.

The collision happened October 24th just before 7am on south airport road at Dietrich Lane.

Police say a car traveling southbound was going over a hill when it crossed the center line and crashed into an oncoming vehicle.

Two children; ages five and seven, were in the back seat of the southbound car. Both drivers and the two children were taken to the hospital. While the drivers' injuries are non-life threatening the children suffered critical injuries.

The driver at fault, Paige Stuart, who is also the mother of one of the kids is being charged with five citations including DUI, improper child restraint, and distracted driving.

The children remain in critical condition.


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