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5 injured in Wayne Co., IL when truck crashes at scene of another crash

WAYNE COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -

Illinois State Police were investigating a single car crash on I-64 in Wayne County early Sunday morning when another driver crashed into the scene, injuring all parties.

Officials say Kelsee M. Sellers, 23, of Draper, Utah, lost control of the truck she was driving on the icy roadway, causing the vehicle to go off the road and into the grassy median, where it struck a guardrail.

Sellers and a passenger, Julie Mitchell, 56, of Draper, Utah, were not injured during this crash.

Sellers and Mitchell were seated in the ISP trooper's vehicle while he was outside the vehicle investigating the crash.

Another truck, driven by R. Scott Nicks, 47, of Borden, Indiana, was traveling eastbound on I-64 at that time.

When Nicks approached the crash scene, he lost control of his vehicle on the icy road, striking Sellers' truck.

Nicks, Sellers, Mitchell, Donald E. Druin, 66, of Louisville, Kentucky (a passenger in the vehicle with Nicks), and the investigating trooper all received non-life threatening injuries due to the second crash.

Nicks, Druin, Sellers and Mitchell were transported by Wayne County Ambulance to an area hospital.

The trooper drove to the area hospital.

Both vehicles had to be removed from the scene.

The Illinois State Police was assisted at the scene by Fairfield Rural Fired Dept., Wayne County Sheriff’s Dept., Rick’s Towing from Fairfield and Rick’s towing from Grayville.

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