Six injured in Jefferson Co. crash

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Six people are recovering from injuries this morning, after two cars are destroyed in a crash.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office says 41-year-old Brenda Bush of Fairbury was driving a car with two other female passengers, when they were struck in an intersection by a van driven by 65-year-old Chester Veatch of Fairbury. They say Veatch had two juvenile male passengers were in the van with him.

Officials say one of the women was extricated, and veatch was air lifted from the scene. All other victims were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Authorities say alcohol is not suspected to be a factor.