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Head-on crash leaves 7 dead, including 5 children

Seven people have died in a fiery head-on crash, Illinois police said.

The accident happened on Highway 90 around 02:00 Sunday morning.

For unknown reasons, police said a 2010 Acura TSX was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes when the 22-year-old female driver collided with a full-size Chevrolet van carrying seven people, including five children.

As a result of the accident, both vehicles caught fire, the police said.

The driver of the van was the only survivor. However, police said he suffered serious injuries. The dead range from 5 to 31 years old.

Police are still investigating why the driver of the Acura was going the wrong way.

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