Police News 10-27-14
Accident Near Tremont Takes Two Lives
(Peoria, IL) -- Authorities in Tazewell County say that two people are dead following a head on collision near Tremont. The driver of one of the vehicles, a 78-year old Tremont woman, was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in the second vehicle, a 78-year old female, was also pronounced dead at the scene. The 81-year old male who was driving the second vehicle was taken by LifeFlight Helicopter to OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria for treatment of injuries suffered in the accident. The double fatal accident that took place yesterday afternoon at about 4 on Illinois Route 9 just west of Mayflower Drive remains under investigation.
Four Survivors In Quincy Plane Crash
(Quincy, IL) -- No injuries are being reported after a small plane crash in Quincy. Officials say four people were on board the plane when it went down in a field just after 2:00 yesterday, not far from the regional airport. Everyone on board was checked out and released at the scene. There's no word on what caused the crash.
Motel Guest Allegedly Robbed In Champaign
(Champaign, IL) -- Champaign police are investigating an armed robbery at a local motel. Cops say a 40-year-old Chicago man reported that he was in his room at the Red Roof Inn, at 212 West Anthony Drive, when two armed men barged in. They took clothes, cigarettes, liquor, luggage and money. The description of the robbers was incomplete.