Driver dead after vehicle crashes into traffic light pole in Met - KMOV.com

Driver dead after vehicle crashes into traffic light pole in Metro East

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Emergency vehicles in Sauget after a crash on Route 3 (Credit: KMOV) Emergency vehicles in Sauget after a crash on Route 3 (Credit: KMOV)
Emergency vehicles in Sauget after a crash on Route 3 (Credit: KMOV) Emergency vehicles in Sauget after a crash on Route 3 (Credit: KMOV)

SAUGET, Ill. (KMOV.com) – A fatal crash caused delays on Route 3 in Illinois Thursday morning.

Officials said the 28-year-old driver was the only person inside the 2009 Dodge Caliber when it crashed into a traffic light pole at the 8th Street intersection around 5:50 a.m.

During the crash, the vehicle's engine was dislodge and thrown about 48-feet.

The identity of the deceased has not been released.

No other details have been released.

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