Police investigate two-car fatal crash on IL 106

two vehicle personal injury traffic crash on IL-106 at OLD 36 (near Winchester).
two vehicle personal injury traffic crash on IL-106 at OLD 36 (near Winchester).(MGN)
Published: Mar. 28, 2023 at 7:36 AM CDT
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WINCHESTER, IL (WGEM) - The Illinois State Police reported that the two-vehicle crash that happened late Tuesday morning has been turned into an investigation.

A 19-year-old female who lived in Pleasant Hill died on scene following the two-vehicle crash around 6:26 a.m. on IL-106 at Old 36, near Winchester. The other driver is a 47-year-old man who lives in Wheaton and was left uninjured.

State police reported that a vehicle was traveling eastbound when it crossed the center line and struck a westbound vehicle. The driver of the westbound vehicle was pronounced dead on the scene. The other driver refused medical attention.

ISP said there are no charges at this time.

According to ISP, as of 7:15 a.m., all eastbound and westbound traffic was shut down on IL-106 west of Winchester. Eastbound traffic was diverted into Moore Road/ Old Highway Road from IL-106 west of the crash scene. The westbound traffic was diverted to Old 36 into Winchester.

The road reopened around 11:45 a.m.

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