Pedestrian Fatally Struck
There is an ongoing investigation for a collision between a semi-truck and a pedestrian that occurred on Interstate 74 near the Neil Street exit. Details are limited but the Illinois State Police confirmed that a semi-truck and a pedestrian woman were involved. They also confirmed that unfortunately, the pedestrian involved died at the scene. There have yet to be any details provided on the driver of the semi-truck. These types of situations are tragic for all involved and help remind us all how quickly a horrible collision can occur. It is important to remember to always stay alert on the roads and to be aware of your surroundings at all times. We have covered tips to help end distracted driving as well as new regulations put in place to help crackdown on distracted driving and the likely hood of on-road collisions. We encourage everyone to review the tips and remember to practice safe driving every day.