For Immediate Release from the Coles County Sheriff’s Department
Accident Investigation 11.22.2018
On November 22, 2018 at 10:16pm the Coles County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a single vehicle accident on State Highway 16 East of the River Bridge.
The vehicle was traveling East bound on Route 16 when the vehicle left the roadway for an unknown reason and rolled multiple times ejecting both occupants from the vehicle.
The female occupant was air lifted to the Regal Medical Center in Indiana and the male was transported to Sarah Bush Lincoln where he passed away due to his injuries.
No name will be released at this time awaiting the notification of their families.
The accident is pending investigation.