Aurora crash leaves 3 dead, 5 injured

October 14, 2013 (AURORA, Ill.)

Police say two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision at approximately 11:49 p.m. on Broadway Ave. south of Hazel Ave. Police said seven members of a family from Montgomery were inside a Chrysler Town & Country minivan when it collided with a Dodge Challenger.

The 28-year-old driver of the Dodge Challenger was killed. No one else was riding in that vehicle.

Two people inside the minivan - a 57-year-old woman and her 77-year-old mother, were killed. Everyone else inside the van, including the 17-year-old driver and a 9-year-old child, were injured so severely police have to to interview them.

It is still unknown if drugs or alcohol played a factor.

The names of everyone involved are being withheld pending the notification of family members. Police are asking anyone with information or anyone who may have witnessed the accident to call Traffic Investigators at 630-256-5330.

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