3 killed, 3 injured in rear-end crash

By Amanda Porterfield | aporterfield@wcia.com

Published 10/28 2013 01:15PM

Updated 10/28 2013 01:17PM

LITCHFIELD -- A mother and two children are dead after an accident on I-55. It happened Friday in Macoupin County.

State police say a man, woman and four children were in a car when a van rear-ended them. The woman and two children were pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver and two other children were taken to the hospital. Their conditions are not known. The driver of the van was OK.

Interstate-55 north was closed about four hours while crews cleaned up the scene.

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