Crash on route 29 kills Loda man

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UPDATE: Peoria Heights Police Department, Peoria County Sheriff’s Office, the Illinois State Police District 8, AMT, and Peoria Heights Fire Department were called to IL route 29 and East Riverview Lane for a motorcycle and sedan head-on collision.

Ian A. Nemeth Jr, a 22-year-old from Loda, Il. was located in the roadway of Route 29 south of the vehicles, unresponsive and with no pulse.

Emergency life-saving measures were taken, and Nemeth was transported to OSF Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. Despite resuscitative efforts, he was pronounced dead at OSF at 3:42 a.m.

Nemeth was the sole operator of the motorcycle and his cause of death is due to severe, multiple blunt force trauma injuries.

Toxicology is pending, and it is unknown at this time if Nemeth was wearing a helmet.

The cause of the crash is under investigation by the Illinois State Police.


PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — A crash on Galena Road early Saturday morning killed one person.

Illinois State Police said a two-car traffic crash occurred at about 3:10 a.m on Aug. 7 on Illinois Route 29 and E. Riverview Court in Peoria County.

The crash involved a passenger vehicle and a motorcycle, who collided head-on with each other.

The driver of the motorcycle was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries and died at the hospital. The condition of the driver of the passenger vehicle is unknown at this time.

This story will be updated when more information becomes available.

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