ISP FATAL TRAFFIC CRASH ALERT
The Following Preliminary Information is Being Released by Illinois State Police
WHAT: Multi Vehicle Fatal Traffic Crash
WHERE: Interstate 57 Northbound at Milepost 266, Iroquois County
WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, 12:53 a.m.
VEHICLE: Unit 1: 2019 Red Honda Civic
Unit 2: 2010 Tan Ford Fusion
Unit 3: 2020 White Truck Tractor Semi-Trailer
DRIVER: Unit 1: 26-year-old male of Onarga, IL (Deceased)
Unit 2: Kenjuan S. Brown Jr., 19-year-old male of Rantoul, IL (Transported to a local area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries)
Unit 3: Jose C. Aguilar, 33-year-old male of Eagle Pass, TX (Transported to a local area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries)
PASSENGER: Unit 2: Deandra M. Johnson, 21-year-old female of Beaverville, IL (Transported to a local area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries)
Unit 2: 21-year-old female of Pembroke Township, IL (Deceased)
Unit 2: 3-week-old infant of Beaverville, IL (Air lifted to a local area hospital with life threatening injuries)
PRELIMINARY: Preliminary investigation indicates the following occurred: Unit 1 was traveling southbound on Interstate 57 at milepost 266. For an unknown reason, Unit 1 crossed through the center median and struck Unit 2, which was traveling northbound at milepost 266. Unit 3 was traveling northbound and struck Unit 2 causing Unit 2 back seat passengers to be ejected. Unit 1 driver and Unit 2 passenger were pronounced deceased on scene by the Iroquois County Coroner. The roadway was shut down for approximately 8 hours for traffic crash investigation.