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Child in critical condition, 8 others injured in Wayne County crash

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Posted at 9:12 PM, Jul 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-31 21:12:09-04

WAYNE COUNTY — Nine people were injured, including a 4-year-old still in critical condition, after a crash Thursday evening in Wayne County, according to the sheriff's office.

Three cars were involved in the crash around 7:40 p.m. near Round Barn Road US 40, according to a press release from the Wayne County Sheriff's Office.

A van, driven by a 23-year-old Richmond man, was struck by a truck, driven by a 28-year-old Cambridge City man, as they were turning into a convenience store at the corner, according to the release. Another vehicle, driven by a 40-year-old Richmond man, struck the truck in a secondary crash.

A 4-year-old boy, a passenger in the van, was taken to Riley Hospital for Children by a medical helicopter in critical condition, according to the release.

Eight people, including several young children, received minor injuries in the crash, according to the release. It appears all children were properly restrained at the time of the crash.

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Nine people were injured in a crash on Thursday, July 30, 2020, in Wayne County. A 4-year-old child remains in critical condition.
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Nine people were injured in a crash on Thursday, July 30, 2020, in Wayne County. A 4-year-old child remains in critical condition.