JEFFERSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - One person is dead after a two-vehicle crash on I-57 on Saturday, December 23.
According to Illinois State Police, there was a collision between a semi-truck and an SUV at mile marker 90.
The 2005 Ford Expedition was broke down in the roadway after a previous wreck.
The occupants of the vehicle were standing in the road when a northbound semi struck two of them.
A 22-year-old woman from, of Port St. Lucie, Florida, was killed.
A juvenile female was also struck and suffered major injuries and was transported by ambulance to a regional hospital.
Two occupants, were not injured.
The driver of the semi truck, 71-year-old man from Effingham, Illinois, was not injured.
Northbound traffic was diverted to Illinois Route 154.
It took five-and-a-half hours for the crash scene to clear.