2 Killed and 1 Injured in Herrin 2-Car Crash at 13th Street and Herrin Road
Herrin, Illinois (December 31, 2017) – At least two people were killed in a two-vehicle collision in Herrin on Saturday, December 30.
According to a local news release, the accident was reported at about 1:05 a.m. at the intersection of 13th Street and Herrin Road.
According to a report by the Herrin Police Department, a vehicle had been speeding when the authorities attempted to stop it at the intersection.
The motorist failed to yield and struck another vehicle.
The driver of the speeding vehicle was killed in the crash.
The driver of the second car sustained severe injuries and was rushed to a local hospital for treatment. Sadly, the patient did not survive.
Another occupant of the second car was also hospitalized with unspecified injuries.
The identities of the deceased were not immediately revealed.
An investigation is ongoing.