In a matter of seconds, a simple lane change on I-65 turned into a devastating accident that caused a 5-year-old boy to lose his life.
It happened early Sunday morning near mile marker 72 in Kentucky.
Police say a 2005 Toyota, operated by Muhammed Rajpar, side-swiped a 2007 Chrysler, operated by Reginald Randolph, when attempting a lane change.
That's when the both cars left the roadway and ended up hitting a rock wall.
Police say Muhammed Rajpar and his passenger, Yasher A. Rajpar of Glendale Heights, IL, were taken to Hardin Memorial Hospital.
Their injuries are unknown at this time.
The other passenger, Klalid Rajpar, also of Glendale Heights, was taken to University of Louisville, where he is listed in critical condition.
Randolph and his passenger, Angela White-Randolph, of Indianapolis, IN, were taken to University of Louisville Hospital. White-Randolph is listed critical but stable condition. Another passenger, a 6-year-old, was transported to Kosair's Hospital in Louisville, KY, and is listed in critical condition.
Hart County Coroner Jeff Roten pronounced the 5-year-old dead at the scene.
Police are investigating the accident.
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