Interstate 55/70 Car Crash Kills Teen

Thursday afternoon a 16 year old girl was killed when her vehicle crossed the center median and slammed into oncoming traffic.  The crash occurred at approximately 4 p.m. between Highways 157 and 159, in Madison County Illinois.  The Illonois State Police have not yet released the cause of this car crash which claimed the life of Bethany Budwell.

Ms. Budwell’s vehicle crossed the median and entered the northbound lanes of traffic.  Her vehicle snapped the steel median cables and seriously injured two Kansas residents.  The occupants of a third vehicle declined medical treatment.  Illinois State Police do not believe alcohol or drugs were the cause of this deadly crash.

Christopher Dixon

Personal Injury Attorney at The Dixon Injury Firm
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