Fatal Two-Vehicle Collision Near Belleville

There was a fatal two-car collision east of Belleville on Friday morning, March 10, 2017.

The accident occurred on Mascoutah Avenue and involved a collision between a car and pickup truck.  The crash happened at 6:30 a.m., at the intersection of Mascoutah Avenue and Fox Valley Drive.

The driver of the car, identified as Amelita Basan Milburn, 37, of Belleville, had to be extricated from her car.  She died from her accident injuries after being taken to the hospital.

The driver of the pickup truck was also hospitalized.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.  However, the driver of the pickup truck faces charges in relation to the accident.

Additional details regarding this fatal Southern Illinois crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the bnd.com article (with video) of March 10, 2017 titled “Belleville woman dead after crash on Mascoutah Avenue; driver in police custody” as well as the March 11 ksdk.com article titled “Charges filed against driver in fatal crash on Mascoutah Ave. in Belleville, Ill.”


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