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8 hurt, including 6 kids, in Chicago highway crash

Published: Monday, Oct. 7, 2013 7:16 a.m. CDT

CHICAGO — Eight people were hurt, including six children, when a minivan struck a guardrail on Interstate 57 in Chicago.

WMAQ-TV reports a woman who was behind the wheel is charged with driving under the influence and child endangerment for Sunday night's crash.

The accident happened around 9:30 p.m. on the city's South Side.

Authorities say the accident injured two 8-month-old twins, along with a 2-, 4-,5- and 7-year-old.

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