ISP: Fatal accident on Route 3 - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois

ISP: Fatal accident on Route 3

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UPDATED 8:44 A.M. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2019

THEBES, Ill. -- Illinois State Police have released more information about a fatal crash in Alexander County.

It happened just after 9 a.m. Monday on Route 3 at Thebes.

Police say a 2006 Chevy Equinox driven by Tamika Littleton, 30, of Cairo, was headed north on Route 3 just south of Thebes Road when she crossed into the southbound lane, hitting a Ford F150 pickup truck. 

Two passengers in the Chevy Equinox - Lohoma Willliams, 50, of Cairo, and a one-year-old girl were killed. Littleton and a four-year-old passenger were flown to a St. Louis hospital for treatment. 

The driver of the pickup truck, Michael Wilson, 64, of Fancy Farm, KY, was taken to an out-of-state hospital. 

Illinois State Police continue to investigate. 

ORIGINAL STORY

THEBES, Ill. -- Illinois State Police are investigating a fatal accident on Route 3 in Alexander County. 

It happened just after 9 a.m. Monday on Route 3 at Thebes. Police say an SUV and a pickup truck were involved in a head-on crash. There were five occupants in the vehicles. Investigators confirm two fatalities. 

Route 3 was closed for approximately five hours.
 

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