Woman dies after car goes airborne, struck by semi

Woman dies after car goes airborne, struck by semi

Woman dies after car goes airborne, struck by semi

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by Alexander Schuster/ KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on October 11, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Updated Friday, Oct 11 at 2:44 PM

Fatal Accident

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(KMOV.com) – A woman has died following a fatal accident Friday morning. Illinois State Police were called to northbound Interstate 55 near Troy, Illinois on Friday.

Reports indicate that the victim, a 54-year-old female, entered the interstate from the highway 40 ramp, lost control of her 1999 Chevrolet Malibu and went airborne. While airborne, a tractor trailer struck the vehicle. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The entrance ramp to the interstate was closed for nearly two hours as the crash was being investigated.

At this time, the victim’s name has not been released.

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