Three people, including a 7-year-old girl, were airlifted to a hospital after a two-vehicle crash in Clay County on Sunday, according to Illinois State Police.

The accident happened at about 2:50 p.m. on U.S. Route 45 at Finch Lane when a southbound 2000 Pontiac driven by Kloey Caldwell, 18, of Edgewood, failed to negotiate a curve and crossed the center line, striking head-on a northbound 2006 Toyota driven by Charity Beachy, 43, of Flora, police said.

Caldwell, Beachy and the 7-year-old, a passenger in Beachy’s vehicle were airlifted from the scene with serious injuries, police said.

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