The Following Preliminary Information is Being Released by Illinois State Police District 10:
WHAT: Property Damage Traffic Crash
WHERE: Interstate 57 Northbound at Exit 229
WHEN: January 23, 2018 at 9:42 p.m.
VEHICLES: White 2004 International Truck-Tractor pulling a silver 2009 Barrett SemiTrailer
DRIVERS: Thomas J. Miller, 65, Beecher City, IL
Preliminary: According to the preliminary traffic crash investigation, Unit 1 was traveling
north on I-57 near milepost 228 when it entered the Monticello Rd. Exit Ramp.
Unit 1 failed to negotiate the curve, continued straight into the gore area and
traveled approximately 100 yards before striking the embankment on the east
side of the Monticello Rd. overpass.
SEATBELTS: Seatbelts were worn.
CHARGES: Operating a Commercial Motor Vehicle While Ill or Fatigued
All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.