One man, several children injured in Henderson County rollover crash

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A man and several children were injured in a rollover crash in Henderson County.

The Illinois State Police said that at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 24, 2014 a 44-year-old Michigan man was traveling west on IL Rt. 9 just east of Dallas City when his Chevy Suburban went partially off the roadway.

Police said when the man’s car went off the road he overcorrected and lost control, causing the vehicle to overturn and land in a ditch.

The driver was flown to one hospital and eight children were taken to another hospital by ambulance. Police said six of the children received non-life threatening injuries and two of them were uninjured. All occupants were wearing their seatbelts.

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