Fatal Macoupin County Crash That Involved A “Head-On Collision”

There was a fatal Macoupin County crash that involved a “head-on collision” Saturday (November 3, 2018) night.

According to information provided by the Illinois State Police, this fatal Macoupin County crash happened on IL Route 111 about a half-mile north of Albany Road.  The crash happened just before 6:30 p.m. involved a 2004 Ford truck that was traveling southbound and a 2012 GMC truck that was heading northbound.

An excerpt regarding the crash, from the November 4, 2018 foxillinois.com article titled “One dead after two-car crash on IL Route 111“:

The Ford truck crossed the center line and drove into the GMC truck’s lane, before striking the vehicle head-on.

The driver of the GMC truck, identified as Lyndall Huff, 66, of Carlinville, suffered massive head trauma and chest trauma in the accident and he was pronounced dead at the accident scene.

The passenger of the GMC was taken to the hospital with injuries that were considered to be non-life-threatening in nature.

The driver and passenger of the Ford truck were also taken to the hospital for treatment of accident injuries that were considered to be non-life-threatening in nature.

Another excerpt from the foxillinois.com article mentioned above:

The driver of the Ford truck was cited with improper lane usage, driving on suspended/revoked driver’s license, operating an uninsured motor vehicle and driving too fast for conditions.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Macoupin County crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the November 4, 2018 bnd.com article titled “Macoupin County resident dies in head-on crash on highway.”


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