EFFINGHAM, Ill. (KMOV.com) -- Three St. Louis residents were killed and three others injured on Saturday in a crash on I-70 in Illinois, police said.
Illinois State Police said a multi-vehicle crash on Saturday on I-70 near Effingham, Illinois took the lives of three Wildwood residents.
Virginia Abrams, 59, Marleen Murphy, 61, and Matthew Murphy, 63, were identified as the victims on Sunday.
Around 11 a.m., a truck collided with an SUV driven by Abrams near a construction area. The crash happened when the truck driver failed to reduce his speed in time, police said.
Three other passengers were taken to a hospital.