Driver killed in 2-vehicle collision in Swansea, Ill.

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on July 4, 2013 at 10:26 PM

Updated Monday, Jan 6 at 2:27 PM

(KMOV) – One person was killed in a multi-vehicle wreck in Swansea, Ill.  Thursday evening.

Belleville Police say the driver of a passenger vehicle died on impact after they were hit by a truck on the 3700 block of Old Collinsville Road around 5 p.m.

Authorities believe the accident was caused when the truck crossed an intersection and crashed into the passenger vehicle from the side.

The driver of the truck was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The deceased victim’s identity has not been released at this time.

Swansea police along with Belleville authorities are investigating.

Accident Reconstruction crews are on the scene working to learn the exact cause of the collision.

News 4 will continue to update this story as more details arise. 

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