ISP TRAFFIC CRASH ALERT
WHAT: Two Vehicle Fatal Traffic Crash
WHERE: Illinois Route 133 at 600 East, Edgar County
WHEN: Sept. 5, 2020 8:16 p.m.
VEHICLE: Unit 1- 1982 Black Honda Motorcycle
Unit 2- 2014 Blue Mercedes Benz SUV
DRIVERS: Unit 1- 32 year old male from Hume, IL – Deceased (Pending notification of next of kin)
Unit 2- Stephen Shrader, 71 year old male from Arcola, IL – Uninjured
PASSENGERS: Unit 2- William Blackwell, 73 year old male from Arcola, IL – Uninjured
Unit 2- Margaret Blackwell, 65 year old female from Arcola, IL – Uninjured
Unit 2- Connie Shrader, 71 year old female from Arcola, IL – Uninjured
PRELIMINARY: A preliminary investigation indicates the following occurred: Unit 1 was traveling south on 600 east approaching a stop sign with Illinois Route 133 in Edgar County. Unit 2 was traveling east on Illinois Route 133. The driver of Unit 1 disregarded the stop sign and entered the east bound lanes of Illinois Route 133 and struck the front driver side of Unit 2. The driver of Unit 1 was transported by ambulance to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The driver of Unit 2 was uninjured. The name of the deceased will be released by the Edgar County Coroner once next of kin notification has been completed. The crash is still under investigation and no further information is available at this time.