ISP TRAFFIC CRASH ALERT
The Following Preliminary Information is Being Released by Illinois State Police District 12
WHAT: Personal Injury Crash
WHERE: I-57 S/B at milepost 125, Approximately 9 miles north of Salem
WHEN: 02/04/18 at 7:10 PM
VEHICLES: Unit #1 – White 2011 Freightliner box truck DRIVER: Unit #1 – Horacio Ortuno, 55, of Cleveland, OH PASSENGER: Unit #1 – Christopher A Ortuno, 29, of Cleveland, OH
CHARGES: Driver: Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid Crash/ Too fast for conditions. Passenger: Failure to wear Seatbelt.
PRELIMINARY: Preliminary investigative details indicate Unit #1 was southbound on I-57 when it lost control on the snow covered roadway. Unit #1 went off the road to the right and overturned into the right ditch. Unit #1 came to rest upright facing north. Driver and passenger of Unit #1 were transported to Salem Township Hospital in Salem, IL.
All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law