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Illinois State Police Report

  • by: WHPO Editor
  • on: December 07, 2012
  • city: Illinois State Police

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

Fatal Crash - 12/06/2012, 7:15AM - A 2002 Chevorlet driven by Aaron Ballenger, 29, of Braceville, IL, was traveling westbound on Illinois Route 113 when he struck the rear of a Hercscher High school bus loaded with passengers just west of Warner Bridge Road. The driver of the 2002 Chevorlet died as a result of his injuries. A small number of passengers on the bus were transported to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries. parents of the injured passengers on the school bus are bieng contacted by Herscher High school representatives.
No charges have been issued since the crash is still under investigation by Illinois State Police Traffic Crash Reconstruction Unit.