Metro-East News

One killed in Illinois 3 crash in Sauget

One person was killed in an overnight crash in Sauget.

According to police reports, the accident happened just before midnight on Illinois 3 when the driver of a white Ford Expedition sport utility vehicle ran into the back of a tanker truck.

The front end of the Expedition was severely damaged in the collision.

Police said the accident is still under investigation. But it was raining heavily at the time of the crash and the weather could have been a factor.