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3 taken to hospital after 4-vehicle crash

Published: Monday, Jan. 13, 2014 11:19 p.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 11:40 a.m. CDT
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SYCAMORE — Police said a four-vehicle crash at DeKalb Avenue and Peace Road that occurred just after noon Monday began when a driver ran a red light.

Carol Schulz, 82, of Sycamore, was driving west on DeKalb when she ran a red light and her silver 2010 Ford Focus collided with a black 2009 Honda Accord that was northbound on Peace, Sycamore police Sgt. Steve Cook said.

The force of the collision pushed the Accord into the southbound lanes on Peace, where it collided with two other vehicles, a 2004 Nissan Quest and a 2005 Toyota, Cook said.

Three people, including Schulz, were taken to Kishwaukee Hospital. Schulz was unavailable to speak with police at the hospital, Cook said. She was cited for disobeying a traffic light, Cook said.

All four vehicles in the crash were towed from the scene.

The Sycamore Police Department, Sycamore Fire Department and DeKalb Police Department responded to the scene.

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