Driver accused of drunk driving in fatal Metro-East accident - KMOV.com

Driver accused of drunk driving in fatal Metro-East accident

(KMOV) - A 19 year old is accused of drunk driving in a crash that killed another driver.

It happened around 5:30 a.m. on Monday at Route 13 near Red Ray Mine Road in Freeburg, Ill.

Illinois State Police told News 4 Nicholas Wilson was driving a pick-up when it slammed into a car killing 65-year-old Frances Koon. Wilson and his four passengers were all hurt. Three were transported to area hospitals by helicopter. The extent of their injuries are unknown.

Wilson is still hospitalized. He was issued a citiation of D.U.I. He will be charged after the investigation is concluded.

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