Illinois State Police Investigates Fatal Traffic Crash

ISP INVESTIGATES FATAL TRAFFIC CRASH

The Following Preliminary Information is Being Released by Illinois State Police District 10

WHAT:                      Single Vehicle Fatal Traffic Crash

WHERE:                   Interstate 72 westbound at Milepost 164, just west of Monticello, Piatt County.

WHEN:                      Dec. 3, 2020 9:45 P.M.

VEHICLE:                Unit 1- Red 1999 Chevrolet Suburban

DRIVER:                   Unit 1 – A 42-year-old male from Decatur, IL – Transported by ambulance to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. (Awaiting notification of next of kin)

PRELIMINARY:      Preliminary investigative details indicate the following occurred: Unit 1 was traveling west on Interstate 72 near Milepost 164 in Piatt County.  Unit 1 ran off the roadway to the left, traveled through the median and overturned.  Unit 1 came to rest upside down in the median. The driver of unit 1 was transported by ambulance to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. No further information will be disseminated at this time.

All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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