Three-car crash kills 1, injures 4 others

A three-car crash on Interstate 39 left one person dead and four others injured.

According to Illinois State Police, the accident occurred at 10 p.m. and involved one vehicle that was traveling  northbound and two that were traveling southbound. The northbound car was being driven by an elderly Ohio man when he struck a southbound vehicle that was carrying four people.

Both this car and the second southbound car involved were traveling from Minnesota to Florida for a Spring Break trip. Four people in the first vehicle struck were transported to the hospital to be treated and the Ohio driver was pronounced dead on the scene by emergency crews. There were no injuries reported in the third vehicle.

 


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