Ryan Love, 40, and Timothy Feary, 33, dead after five-car accident on Interstate 74 in Galesburg, Illinois
Modified Date:Thu, 05/14/2015 - 10:40am
Accident Date:Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Illinois State Police confirm two are dead in an accident on I-74 near Galesburg. Police have shut down the westbound lanes and are rerouting traffic at the Highway 34 interchange.
Three passenger cars and two semi trucks were involved in an accident on Interstate 74. Clifford A. Rasmussen, 55, was driving a semi-truck and approaching a construction zone when he ran into the back of a passenger car driven by Ryan Love, 40, causing a chain reaction. Love died at the scene, and another driver involved in the pileup, identified as Timothy Feary, 33, died after being transported to a hospital. Rasmussen and one other man, Daniel M. Langan, 57, sustained non-life threatening injuries and were hospitalized. John O. Rattray, 37, was the only uninjured driver.
Topics:Construction/Work Zone, Accident Type - Commercial Truck Accident, Rear-End Collisions, Pileup
Clifford A. Rasmussen
Daniel M. Langan
John O. Rattray
County:Knox County, IL