An Illinois auto accident that occurred Friday afternoon around 5 PM on Route 66 just south of Pontiac, Illinois has resulted in the death of one person and injuries to several others, according to visitpontiac.com. The accident was a head-on collision between an SUV and a car.
When emergency personnel arrived on the scene, three of the four injured were unconscious. There were 3 occupants in the SUV and one in the car. The driver of the car was helicoptered to OSF in Peoria. The others were taken by ambulance to OSF St. James Hospital in Pontiac.
An accident reconstruction unit from the Illinois State Police has been sent to the scene for an investigation. Pontiac Police, Pontiac Fire, Duffy Ambulance, Livingston County Sheriff’s Police, Illinois State Police, Saunemin Fire and SELCAS Ambulance all responded to the scene of the accident.
Pantagraph.com is reporting that the victim that died in the accident was a backseat passenger in a northbound vehicle.
Click here to read the story as reported by the Pontiac Daily Leader.