Truck Collides With Seven Vehicles On I-55 Leading To Three Fatalities

There was a fatal accident Tuesday night (November 21, 2017) on Interstate 55 (I-55) south of Hamel.  The crash involved eight vehicles, with two people being killed in the crash and twelve people injured.  A third person later died from accident injuries.  The accident happened after a truck failed to slow down for traffic that had slowed …

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Fatal I-55 Collision In Logan County

There was a fatal multi-vehicle accident on I-55 in Logan County on Sunday afternoon (July 31, 2016).  The accident involved a semi truck and five other vehicles. According to the Illinois State Police (ISP) the accident happened at 3:02 p.m. in the northbound lanes of I-55, near milepost 138. At that time, in a construction zone, …

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Fatal Truck Accident On Illinois 148

There was a fatal truck accident Thursday (January 7, 2016) on Route 148 in Williamson County. According to the Illinois State Police (ISP) the accident happened at approximately 9:20 a.m., on Route 148 just north of Ogden Road. At that time, a southbound semi hauling coal – for reasons currently unknown – crossed into the …

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I-57 Semi Truck Crash In Jefferson County

As discussed on the “Truck Accidents” page, there are many potential causes of truck accidents that happen throughout Southern Illinois as well as the broader Illinois region. While there are many reasons for truck accidents, driver fatigue has been featured prominently as there have been many recent serious accidents that have been attributed in full …

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Semi Truck Accident In Wayne County, Illinois

There was a truck accident in Wayne County (Southern Illinois) on Monday, August 25, 2014.  The accident involved a semi truck that went off the road and flipped onto its side after the driver tried to avoid hitting a deer. According to the Illinois State Police, the truck accident happened on mile post 93 of westbound …

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