Luis F. Sanchez, 20, and 17-year-old boy injured in vehicle and semi crash on Interstate 57 in Jefferson County, Illinois

Modified Date: 
Fri, 03/10/2017 - 4:34pm
Accident Date: 
Friday, March 10, 2017

2 people injured in two-car crash involving semi-truck in Jefferson Co., IL

According to Illinois State Police, Luis F. Sanchez, 20, of St. Louis, was traveling north on Interstate 57 near mile marker 94 in the left lane at around 7:25 a.m. At the same time, Juan C. Landron, 46, of St. Cloud, Florida, was also traveling north in a semi-truck in the middle lane.

Officials say Sanchez then became distracted by his GPS device and drifted into Landron's lane.

Sanchez's vehicle hit the left trailer tires with its right front corner, ran off the road and came to a stop in the median.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Luis F. Sanchez
Juan C. Landron
Roadway: 
Interstate 57

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