Peoria, IL – Woman Killed in Head-on Crash on Orange Prairie Rd

Peoria, IL (May 5, 2024) – A head-on crash near the Louisville Slugger Complex late Saturday night has left a Dunlap High School Senior dead.

Peoria, IL - Woman Killed in Head-on Crash on Orange Prairie Rd

The Peoria County Coroner says the crash happened just before 11:45 p.m. Saturday night on North Orange Prairie Road, near the Louisville Slugger Complex. Coroner Jamie Harwood says an 18-year-old Princeville woman was reportedly heading northbound on Orange Prairie Road when her vehicle was hit head-on by a southbound vehicle in the northbound lanes. An autopsy is scheduled to take place on Tuesday. In the interim, the PPD is investigating the collision, but no further details are available.

Our deepest condolences go out to the deceased woman’s family.

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Fatal Car Accidents in Illinois

Serious, injury-causing car accidents are all too common across Chicagoland. While you can do nothing to stop others from driving negligently, you have options for seeking compensation if you get injured. Your actions in the immediate aftermath of a car accident can significantly impact the outcome of your claim, so it is best to seek legal representation as soon as possible. For instance, by preserving evidence and seeking medical attention promptly, you can show the necessary documentation to establish liability and the extent of your injuries.

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