ISP FATAL TRAFFIC CRASH ALERT
The Following Preliminary Information is Being Released by the Illinois State Police
WHAT: One Unit Fatal Traffic Crash
WHERE: Interstate 90 westbound at milepost 20, Boone County
WHEN: Nov. 21, 2021 at approximately 12:26 p.m.
VEHICLE: Unit 1- 2013 Silver Ford Fiesta
DRIVER: Unit 1- 19-year-old male of Rockton, IL – Deceased
PRELIMINARY: A preliminary investigation indicates the following occurred: Unit 1 was traveling westbound on Interstate 90 near milepost 20. For unknown reasons, the driver of Unit 1 swerved off the roadway to the right, traveled up the embankment and struck the overpass. Unit 1 then traveled back down onto I-90 and came to rest on the left shoulder. The driver of Unit 1 was pronounced deceased on scene. The three left lanes of Interstate 90 westbound near milepost 20 were closed for the investigation; all lanes were reopened at approximately 4:05 p.m. There is no further information available at this time.
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