One person dead after two vehicle crash


CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA)– The coroner has identified the victim from a two vehicle crash. The crash happened on April 10th around 5:52 a.m. Police say when they got to the scene, they saw two seriously damaged vehicles, a Lincoln SUV and a Toyota SUV, that created a significant debris field. The preliminary investigation indicates the vehicles were traveling southbound on Mattis Avenue and eastbound on Bradley Avenue when they collided in the intersection.

The occupants of the Lincoln, a 44-year-old male and 32-year-old male, were taken to a hospital where they remain in serious but stable condition. The 47-year-old woman in the Toyota was taken to a hospital.

Cong Nguyen, age 47, was pronounced dead at 6:30am at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. Nguyen died from injuries she received during the crash. Nguyen was reportedly the driver and sole occupant of her vehicle when it was struck by a second motor vehicle near the intersection of Bradley and Mattis Streets.

The cause of the crash is under investigation. At this time, no arrests have been made and no citations have been issued.

No word on the condition of those involved, but officers say it’s serious.

Police say they are still investigating the crash.

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