A Fatal Accident was reported by Illinois State Police Saturday Evening at approximately 6:50p.m. on US Route 45. ISP reported that a Black 2003 Ford Sedan was traveling northbound on US Route 45 just south of Coles County Road 1800N when the vehicle went off road into the ditch. The driver, 22 Female of Mattoon, over-corrected and skidded across the lanes until the driver lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle then entered the northbound ditch again, hitting the embankment and began to roll multiple times. The passenger, 21 Female of Mattoon, was partially ejected and pronounced deceased at the scene. 3 other Passengers, 28 Male of Greenup, 22 Male of Mattoon, and 1 Male of Greenup, recorded no life-threatening injuries. The driver was flown by helicopter to an area hospital.
Investigation into the crash is still on-going.