IL: Multi-vehicle wreck on Route 251 near Mendota claims 1 life, injures 4 others

LA SALLE COUNTY, IL – A man was killed and four other people were injured Tuesday morning following a multi-vehicle crash on Route 251 near south Mendota, reports SHAW Local.

The accident unfolded near North 38th Road at about 7:30 a.m.

It’s unclear what caused the wreck, but three vehicles were involved, and the La Salle County Coroner’s Office were called to the scene, where a man was pronounced deceased.

First responders transported four other people to local hospitals for injuries considered non-life-threatening.

A section of Route 251 was shut down for hours during the emergency response and initial investigation.

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