CLAY COUNTY, Ill. (WTWO/WAWV) — One man is dead and another was flown to a hospital following a head-on collision in Clay County, Illinois.
Illinois State Police report the crash on Ingraham Lane, also known as County Road 1600 N., happened at approximately 1:01 p.m. Wednesday. The location is just east of Ingraham, Ill. in Clay County.
A 36-year-old now-deceased man from Olney, Ill., whose name has not been released, was driving eastbound on Ingraham Lane in a Chevrolet Silverado. According to police, the Silverado crossed the center line for unknown reasons and hit a Ford cargo van head-on.
The driver of the cargo van, a 34-year-old man from Benton, Ill. was flown to an area hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the Silverado was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash by the Clay County Coroner.