Grandmother, granddaughter dead after crash in Madison County

The crash occurred shortly before 8 a.m. on Illinois Route 4 at Illinois Route 140. According to police, a semi-truck ran a stop sign and hit the side of an SUV
Published: Oct. 5, 2022 at 9:26 AM CDT|Updated: Oct. 7, 2022 at 1:17 PM CDT
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HAMEL, Ill. (KMOV) – Two people are dead following a Wednesday morning crash in Madison County.

The crash occurred shortly before 8 a.m. on Illinois Route 4 at Illinois Route 140. According to police, a semi-truck ran a stop sign and hit the side of an SUV.

The driver of the semi-truck refused medical attention. The two people inside the SUV were pronounced dead on the scene. They were identified Friday as 17-year-old Ciara Renee Macon and her grandmother Sheila M. Macon.

This story will be updated as information becomes available.