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WHAT:  Serious Injury Crash 
 
WHERE:   Route 1 @ 4000 N (Kankakee County) 
 
WHEN:  Thursday, August 9, 2019, 9:42 p.m. 
 
VEHICLE:  Unit One:  Hyundai Sonata    Unit Two:  Volkswagen Beetle  
DRIVER:  Unit One:  Kassidy E. Mucho, 19, Momence    Unit Two:  Jamie B. Torrez, 39, Bourbonnais 
 
PASSENGERS: Unit Two:  Front Seat: 12 year old female from Bourbonnais           Rear Passenger Side:  11 year old male from Bourbonnais         Rear Driver Side:  11 year old male from Bourbonnais  
 
PRELIMINARY:  Preliminary investigation has indicated that the Volkswagen was stopped     on Route 1 attempting to turn left onto 4000 N, when the Hyundai rear     ended the Volkswagen.  The  driver and front seat passenger of the     Volkswagen were transported to Riverside Hospital with minor injuries.      The two back seat passengers were transported to Comer Children’s     Hospital in Chicago with severe injuries.  The driver of the Hyundai was     transported to St. Mary’s Hospital with minor injuries.  The roadway was     shut down for approximately 5 hours due to this incident. 
 
CHARGES:  Mucho was issued a citation for failure to reduce speed to avoid an     accident

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