Online Staff Report
Ronald Johnson, 51, of St. Louis, died in a fatal semi vs. semi crash on I-90 in Winnebago County Tuesday, Jan. 6. The accident occurred around 9:30 a.m.
According to Illinois State Police, preliminary investigation revealed one semi truck was traveling on I-90 westbound when another semi truck struck the first one in the rear.
The first truck veered into the right ditch, and the second went onto the shoulder. Johnson, the driver of the first truck, was pronounced dead. The driver of the other truck refused medical treatment.
Weather is believed to be a contributing factor in this crash. Investigation is ongoing.
Posted Jan. 7, 2015