Three women were killed Wednesday afternoon in a two-car crash on Illinois 15 in Washington County.
A 67-year-old woman was driving a Jeep SUV at a high rate of speed, Illinois State Police said in a news release. As the road curved to the right, the Jeep crossed the center line and struck another vehicle, a Buick SUV head on.
The two women in the Buick, a 70-year-old and a 65-year-old, were both killed, as was the driver of the Jeep.
The crash was reported at 4:25 p.m. Wednesday and occurred near Madison Road. Police cited the cause as improper lane usage and driving too fast for the road conditions.
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Identification of all three victims has not been released as of Wednesday night.