Illinois

One Person Killed in Accident at I-70 in Bond County, IL

Date
December 8, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

I-70, Dennison, Bond County, IL, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Illinois State Police
Vehicles Involved
Semi-Truck, Cargo Van
Road/Highway
I-70
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Semi-truck allegedly crossed a center median before colliding head-on with another vehicle


What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed one person at I-70 in Bond County, IL on December 8th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 9 a.m. Reports allege a cargo van traveling eastbound on I-70 allegedly crossed a center median for unknown reasons before colliding head-on with a semi-truck. Reports continue that both vehicles caught fire in the impact, one person involved suffering fatal injuries at the scene. Two others had injuries said to be non-life-threatening in nature. Additional information was not available.

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