1 Killed and Another Hurt in Washington County Crash on Route 15
Washington County, Illinois (February 27, 2018) – According to Illinois State Police, One person was killed and another injured in a head-on collision Tuesday afternoon in Washington County.
The fatal wreck happened at around 1:07 p.m. on Illinois Route 15, just east of Raven Road.
According to investigators, a Chevrolet Impala was driven east on Route 15 when it crossed the center line and slammed into a westbound Ford truck head-on.
After the impact, both cars ended up on the north side of the highway, police said.
One person was killed in the collision and another sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital by an ambulance for treatment.
Route 15 remained closed down for approximately three hours during an investigation, as per the report.
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