UPDATE: Driver killed in multi-vehicle crash at intersection of Glen Oak and Spalding

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(UPDATE — 8:45 p.m.) Peoria Police released additional information related to a deadly car crash Tuesday.

According to Peoria Police Public Information Officer Semone Roth, one male driver was pinned under a vehicle and pronounced deceased on the scene by the Peoria County Coroner.

Both vehicles only had one occupant. The driver of the second vehicle was taken to OSF Saint Francis Hospital with minor injuries.

Peoria Police, Peoria Fire and AMT responded to the scene, as well as State Police.

The accident remains under investigation by the Peoria Police Department traffic division.


(UPDATE — 5:30 p.m.) — Peoria Police Cpt. Scott Cook confirmed one person has died in a multi-vehicle crash at the intersection of NE Glen Oak Avenue and Spalding Avenue Tuesday.

Cook said two vehicles were involved in the crash. He said one of the drivers was ejected from the vehicle and pinned by a car. That person was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other injuries have been reported.

Police will be blocking off the intersection for at least a couple more hours, Cook said.


PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — A multiple-vehicle crash has closed the intersection of NE Glen Oak Avenue and Spalding Avenue Tuesday.

City of Peoria Spokesperson Tracy Sandall said drivers should avoid the area and find alternative routes of transportation.

Sandall said the intersection will be closed for “some time,” but she did not specify how long the closure would last.

Peoria police confirmed the crash happened at approximately 3:40 p.m.

Multiple investigators are at the scene of the crash.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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