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Four children struck by truck in Alton


Alton, Ill. – Four children on their way to school in Alton were hit and injured by a pickup truck near an intersection Tuesday.

Three of the children were treated at Alton Memorial Hospital. The fourth, age 11, was transferred to St. Louis Children's Hospital with a head injury and broken legs. His condition wasn't immediately available.

The children are ages eleven to 16.

Police arrested the pickup truck's driver, a 40-year-old woman from Godfrey, on suspicion of driving drunk. No word yet on whether any charges have been or will be filed.


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