Michael Woodley Killed in Accident at US Route 45 in Harrisburg, IL

September 1, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Michael Woodley
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 45, Harrisburg, IL, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Illinois State Police
Vehicles Involved
Commercial Truck, Dodge Ram
US Route 45
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), undisclosed injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Dodge Ram was involved in a collision with three other vehicles

What Happened

State Police are investigating a crash that killed a person at US Route 45 in Harrisburg, IL on September 1st, 2022. Police believe the incident happened around 4:45 p.m. According to investigators, a Dodge Ram is said to have veered into northbound lanes and sideswiped two vehicles before crashing head-on into a semi-truck. The Dodge driver, 50-year-old Michael Woodley, was taken to an area hospital and later pronounced dead from injuries in the crash. The truck driver was hospitalized with undisclosed injuries. The other two drivers involved were reportedly uninjured.

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