UPDATED: Victim identified in Reservoir Blvd car crash in Peoria

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PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — (UPDATE: 5:20 a.m.) — The Peoria County coroner has identified the woman that passed away in the hospital after a car crash in Peoria.

Aries Terrell, 34, was one of the occupants in a car involved in the crash on Friday. The coroner states the victim was ejected from the car due to wreck.

Life- saving measures were attempted when she was transported to OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

Terrell was pronounced dead at 11:17 a.m. on Friday.

The Peoria County coroner states Terrell suffered multiple blunt force trauma injuries. According to the coroner, she most likely died instantly.

The incident is still under investigation and a toxicology report is pending.



(PREVIOUS) A two-vehicle crash on Reservoir Blvd left one person dead and two more in the hospital Friday morning.

Around 10:37 a.m., Peoria Police and Fire were dispatched to Reservoir and Rochelle for a rollover crash with at least one person ejected from a vehicle. Dispatch told crews on the scene that one vehicle had rolled over and was on fire.

The report said a bystander performed CPR on one of the victims. Peoria Firefighters extinguished the fire and relieved the bystander before taking over emergency life-saving measures alongside AMT medics.

Three victims of the crash were transported to a local hospital by AMT for treatment. One of the victims, a 34-year-old woman, died at the hospital.

Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood is expected to release an autopsy report at a later time.

The crash is under investigation by the Peoria Police Department Traffic Unit.


(PREVIOUS) — Reservoir Blvd is shut down west of Sterling Ave for a few hours due to a crash.

Local fire department crews and police are at the scene of the crash. It happened just before 11 a.m.

Peoria Fire Department Battalion Chief Clint Kuhlman said two vehicles were involved in the crash. He said one vehicle rolled over and was on fire.

Kuhlman said three patients’ conditions are unknown at this time.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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