Two People Killed In A Multiple Vehicle Accident On Interstate 70 Near Highland
Tue, 10 Aug 2010 12:53:59 CDT
(Highland)--Two Indiana men are dead following a Monday morning accident of Interstate 70 near Highland. According to Illinois State Police, 52 year old Jerald Jaynes and 23 year old William Burleson were trapped inside their tractor trailer cab when it caught on fire.
Police believe the accident was caused by slowed traffic from an earlier accident on the Interstate. The fatal accident involved three semi trailers and a pick up truck. Two other people were injured in the accident. Their injuries are believed to be minor. The accident remains under investigation.
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