ISP responds to deadly crash on Illinois Route 1

ISP respond to deadly crash on Illinois Route 1 (MGN Online)

A car crash in Vermilion County killed two people Wednesday night.

It happened on on Illinois Route 1 near County Road 3870 North around 7 Wednesday night.

Illinois State Police say a 52-year-old man was driving north when he crossed the center line and struck an oncoming mini-van.

He died at the scene, while the driver of the mini-van died at the hospital a short time later.

Police have not released their names at this time.


The second driver has succumbed to their injuries at the hospital.

ISP is still on scene and the road remains closed.


ISP is en route to a two-vehicle head-on fatal crash on Illinois Route 1 at Vermilion County Road 3870 North.

One person is deceased, and one has been air-lifted to area hospital.

Vermilion County Police, EMS, and Fire Departments are on scene.

The roadway is closed at this time.

More information will be provided when it becomes available.

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