UPDATE (3:10 p.m.) — McLean County Coroner Kathleen Yoder has identified one of the victims of a deadly five-vehicle crash on I-55 Friday.
According to a press release, 65-year-old Kimberly J. Grey of Earlville Il. was pronounced dead at the scene.
The autopsy showed that Grey died from craniocerebral injuries that were caused when the SUV she was driving was struck by a semi-truck and trailer.
The toxicology is still pending.
This incident remains under investigation by Illinois State Police and the McLean County Coroner’s Office.
MCLEAN COUNTY, Ill. (WMBD) — Illinois State Police (ISP) has released updated information about a deadly five-vehicle crash near mile marker 151 on the southbound lane of I-55 at approximately 3:54 p.m. Friday.
According to an ISP press release, one person was pronounced dead at the scene, and another was transported from the scene by medical helicopter and was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Three additional people were also transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The southbound lanes of I-55 were closed for an investigation at approximately 3:55 p.m. and were reopened at 12:39 a.m.
This case remains under investigation.
This story will be updated when more information becomes available.