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Double Fatal in Greene County

Mon, 27 Jun 2011 09:55:51 CDT
Two people were killed Saturday in a two vehicle accident north of Greenfield.

According to Illinois State Police, 39 year old Julie Cambridge of Murrayville was traveling southbound on U.S. 267 in a 2006 Chrysler Town and Country when she lost control of the vehicle on wet pavement at noon. The vehicle traveled into the path of a 2003 Chrysler Town and Country and was struck in the passenger side. After impact the Cambridge vehicle overturned and the other vehicle left the road and went down an embankment before coming to rest against some trees.

Julie Cambridge and a passenger in her vehicle, 40 year old Brian Cambridge of Murrayville were pronounced dead at the scene by the Greene County Coroner.

Two other passengers in the Cambridge vehicle, 15 year old Sarah Cambridge and 5 year old Skylar Cambridge sustained serious injuries. Sarah was transported to St. John‘s Hospital in Springfield and Skylar was transported to Cardinal Glennon Hospital in St. Louis.

The driver of the other Chrysler, 26 year old Christopher Wallace of Canton sustained serious injuries and was taken to Passavant Hospital in Jacksonville.

Two children in the Wallace vehicle, 5 year old Benjamin Wilson of Canton and 1 year old Alexa Wallace of Canton were also transported to hospitals. Benjamin was taken to St. John‘s Hospital and Alexa was taken to Cardinal Glennon Hospital.


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