Bethalto Fire And Police Department Responds To Fatal Traffic Crash Friday Evening

BETHALTO – At 4:44 p.m. Bethalto Police and Fire Department responded to a two-car traffic accident in the 900 block of South. Moreland Road.

Preliminary information that the Bethalto Police Department released indicates the accident occurred as a southbound vehicle attempted to pass another vehicle on the curve and collided with a northbound truck, in the northbound lane.

Bethalto Fire Department was assisted by the Rosewood Heights Fire Department.

The single male occupant of the southbound vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Madison County Coroner’s Office. The two occupants of the northbound truck were transported from the scene by ambulance for medical treatment at an area hospital.

The crash is still under investigation, and the names of those involved are not being released at this point.

Chris Rhodes
Author: Chris Rhodes

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