Indiana State Police and other emergency responders assisted at the scene of a rollover accident Sunday in Jasper County. Two were air-lifted to Indianapolis. Others were treated at Riverside Hospital in Kankakee.
It happened just before 3 pm north of Rensselaer. A northbound driver lost control when his vehicle began to fishtail. The 29-year-old driver, police said, over-corrected The vehicle rolled four times, ejecting one passenger.
Police reported that ejected passenger was not aware she’d been ejected and was seen running back toward the vehicle to help, according to witnesses.
The roadway was closed for approximately an hour. During this time there were two secondary crashes in the backup.
The state's child welfare agency is investigating to determine if neglect was involved in the death of a three-month-old boy from the Will County town of Beecher. The child was pronounced dead Thursday morning at St. James hospital in Chicago Heights. The Department of Children and Family Services says no other children were involved and they say the agency has had no prior contact with the family.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is working with the State Board of Elections alerting voters about the vote by mail process.
There have been complaints from voters claiming they’ve applied for an early-vote ballot but haven’t received it. If you have not received your vote-by-mail ballot, you can still vote during the early voting period or on Election Day.
Iroquois County Clerk Lisa Fancher advises people election day itself, could be busy. You can cast that early ballot by visiting the Clerk’s office......
Kankakee and Vermilion County officials report well over 1200 absentee ballots cast.