Driver Killed in Accident at I-57 in Mattoon, IL

August 2, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-57, Mattoon, IL, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Illinois State Police
Vehicles Involved
Commercial Truck
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), serious injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

A pair of commercial trucks were involved in a collision

What Happened

State Police are investigating a crash that killed a driver at I-57 in Mattoon, IL on August 2nd, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 1:22 p.m. and involved two commercial trucks colliding under unclear circumstances. One driver was hospitalized with injuries they later died from. A passenger from one vehicle was hospitalized with suspected life-threatening injuries. At this time, police do not have any additional information.

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