A woman from Manteno was killed after a semi-truck accident occurred on Illinois Route 50.
According to officials, the accident occurred when the 86-year-old woman’s vehicle and a semi-truck collided near the 10800 block of Illinois Route 50.
The woman was taken to a local hospital and later transported to Loyola University Medical Center in order to be treated. She was later pronounced dead from injuries sustained in the accident. A portion of the highway was closed for hours while crews investigated and cleared the scene.
Our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victim at this time.