MACON/PIATT COUNTIES, Ill. (WCIA) — Two people are dead after an accident between two dump trucks. It happened about 5:20 pm, Monday, on Route 105, at North East County Line Road, just south of Cerro Gordo.
Authorities say the trucks collided when one failed to stop for a sign at the intersection.
It hit the driver’s side of the second truck, killing that driver. A passenger in the first truck was also killed. The names have not yet been released pending notification of families.
Both are male; the driver who died is a 53-year old from Decatur.
The accident is under investigation. Charges could be filed against the driver who disobeyed the stop sign.