WARREN Co, IL : 18-year-old killed in crash with garbage truck on Monday, 15th February 2021
An 18-year-old was killed in a crash involving a garbage truck in Warren County Monday afternoon.
According to the Illinois State Police, the crash happened around 12:44 p.m. on Illinois 164, about a half-mile west of 40th Street.
According to ISP, the preliminary investigation indicates a 2003 Black Hyundai was driving west on Illinois 164 when it crossed into the eastbound lane and was struck by a white 2015 Mack garbage truck.
The driver of the Hyundai, an 18-year-old man from Knoxville, was killed in the crash. His name was not released.
One other person, a 20-year-old man from Abingdon, also was in the car. Police have not said whether he was injured in the crash.
It was also unknown if the garbage truck driver, a 53-year-old man from Abington, and his passenger, a 23-year-old man from Galesburg, were injured in the crash.