Reckless Driver Crashes into Another Vehicle, Kills 2 at 13th Street and Herrin Road

Two Killed in Herrin Two-Car Crash at 13th Street and Herrin Road

Herrin Two-Car Crash

Reckless Driver Crashes into Another Vehicle, Kills 2 at 13th Street and Herrin Road

Herrin, Illinois (January 2, 2018) – A reckless driver caused a collision that left two people dead early Saturday morning in Herrin, according to ISP.

The accident took place at around 1 a.m. Saturday, December 30, at the intersection of 13th Street and Herrin Road.

Police said an erratic driver was driving at a high rate of speed and running red lights. The driver failed to stop for police and crashed into a second vehicle at the intersection.

That driver died at the scene of the crash.

The second driver was later pronounced deceased at Herrin Hospital.

A minor in the second vehicle was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

The Illinois State Police Department is investigating the crash.

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