WHAT: Single Vehicle Fatal Traffic Crash
WHERE: Interstate 72 westbound at Milepost 164, just west of Monticello, Piatt County.
WHEN: Dec. 3, 2020 9:45 P.M.
VEHICLE: Unit 1- Red 1999 Chevrolet Suburban
DRIVER: Unit 1 - A 42-year-old male from Decatur, IL – Transported by ambulance to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. (Awaiting notification of next of kin)
PRELIMINARY: Preliminary investigative details indicate the following occurred: Unit 1 was traveling west on Interstate 72 near Milepost 164 in Piatt County. Unit 1 ran off the roadway to the left, traveled through the median and overturned. Unit 1 came to rest upside down in the median. The driver of unit 1 was transported by ambulance to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. No further information will be disseminated at this time.