Pedestrian Accident In Collinsville Leads To Fatality

There was a fatal Southern Illinois pedestrian accident Saturday night (October 21, 2017) in Collinsville.

According to police, the crash happened as a pedestrian was walking along Illinois Route 159 near Tanglewood Parkway at approximately 11:30 p.m.  At that time, a Toyota Highlander hit the pedestrian.

An excerpt regarding the pedestrian accident, from the article of October 22, 2017 titled “Driver arrested on DUI charges after pedestrian struck, killed in Collinsville“:

Authorities say they did arrest the driver on DUI charges along with other pending charges.

The accident investigation is being conducted by the Illinois State Police (ISP).

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Southern Illinois pedestrian accident can be seen in a variety of media sources including the article mentioned above as well as the October 23 Alton Daily News article titled “Fatal Accident In Collinsville.”


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