Vandalia, IL (December 1, 2019) – One person has reportedly died in a fatal collision near Vandalia, Illinois. The incident took place on I-70 and involved a tractor-trailer and a passenger vehicle. The deceased victim has been identified as Alesia Kelly, 54.
A truck-tractor driven by Jordan Nelson, 30, was reportedly forced off the road when passing a semi-truck. The truck became stuck at the median and was then hit by a vehicle occupied by both Alesia and Steven Kelly. Both injured parties were transported to St. John’s in Springfield, Illinois in critical condition.
Nelson was issued a citation for improper lane usage. An investigation into the crash is currently underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Alesia Kelly at this time.
Auto Accidents in Illinois
Car crashes can be the result of many factors. After driving for many years, motorists will develop unsafe habits when operating a motor vehicle. These dangerous habits can result in serious injuries in the event of a collision.
There are more than 6 million reported car accidents in the United States each year. 2 million victims sustain lifelong injuries after a collision. Injured parties and their families may be eligible to recover lost compensation by contacting an Illinois car crash attorney.
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