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Woman fatally hit by truck in Illinois

A woman in Illinois recently died from her injuries after she was hit by an 18-wheeler truck, according to an article of the Beloit Daily News on August 18. The fatal truck accident reportedly happened on Sunday, August 17 when the pedestrian, now identified as 29-year-old Tiffany Cole, was struck by a semi-truck on the southbound… Read More

Urbana police find driver after fleeing scene in hit-and-run crash

Urbana police were called to the scene of a hit-and-run pedestrian crash that occurred when a car struck three college women while they were walking across the street in the campus area. According to the Urbana police, the accident occurred just after 10:30 a.m. while the three women were walking on Ohio Street and Lincoln… Read More

Manteno High School coach struck and killed in accident

A teacher at Manteno High School was struck and killed in a pedestrian accident while he was jogging on North Road 3000E. Emergency crews arrived at the scene just before 7 a.m. and the coach was pronounced dead on the scene. The man was running southbound down the roadway when he was struck by a… Read More

Granite City man killed in accident while crossing the street

A Granite City man was killed after a pedestrian accident occurred while crossing Chain of Rocks Road. According to Illinois police, the accident occurred as the 32-year-old woman was struck by a tractor-trailer. Emergency crews arrived to the scene in order to transport the woman to St. Louis University Hospital, where she was later pronounced… Read More

Pedestrian killed after struck by train

A 27-year-old man was killed in a pedestrian-train accident after he was struck in the early morning while walking on the train tracks. According to Grundy County officials, the accident occurred around 3 a.m. when the man was walking and was struck by the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway train. It is unknown why the… Read More

Police investigate pedestrian accident that injured midd

The Champaign police department is currently investigating an accident that involved a 7th-grade pedestrian and a vehicle. According to officials, the accident occurred at 3:03 p.m. on Monday when the student entered the intersection of Spring Avenue and Prairie Street around a stopped middle school bus and was struck by a Jeep Cherokee. Police are… Read More