LAWRENCEVILLE, Ill. (WTHI) – Two people are dead and others hurt after a crash near Lawrenceville, Illinois Saturday evening.
According to Illinois State Police, the accident happened on U.S. 50 just west of Lawrenceville. Investigators say one car crossed the centerline and hit a second car head on. One passenger in each car died.
Jessica White of Linton, Indiana died at the scene. Rodger Hughes of Bridgeport, Illinois died at a nearby hospital.
Five other people, including two girls, were taken to area hospitals.
Police are still investigating.