UPDATE as of Sunday, April 5, 2015 at 2:00pm: Police say two people were airlifted to the hospital after a car crash in Colona, Illinois on Saturday, April 4, 2015.
According to a press release from the Illinois State Police, a Ford driven by 37-year-old Shawn J. Jordan from Pekin, Illinois was traveling south on Illinois Route 84 when he ran the stop sign at the intersection of U.S. Route 6 and Illinois Route 84 and collided with a Chevrolet traveling east on U.S. Route 6.
Police say 38-year-old Amber M. Jordan from Pekin, Illinois and 19-year-old Abigail H. Jordan from Pekin, Illinois were also in the Ford.
Investigators say the Chevrolet was driven by 76-year-old Delores A. Shimmin from Kewanee, Illinois, who was unable to stop and struck the passenger side of the Ford when the two vehicles collided.
"The collision caused [the Ford] to lose control and roll into a ditch on the south east side of the intersection," said the press release.
Police say all occupants from both vehicles were transported to the hospital. Due to the severity of their injuries, Abigail Jordan and Amber Jordan were flown to a hospital in Peoria. Shawn Jordan was issued a citation for disobeying a stop sign.
The crash remains under investigation.
EARLIER STORY: Four people were taken to the hospital after a crash in Colona, Illinois.
The collision happened Saturday afternoon, April 4, 2015.
One of the two cars reportedly involved in the crash was upside-down at the scene at Route 6 and Route 84.
Between the two vehicles involved, there were four occupants. All were taken to an area hospital for treatment, according to a spokesperson from Illinois State Police. It was unclear what their conditions were.
Traffic in the area was reportedly blocked after the crash, but police on scene were able to reopen the roadway and were directing traffic.