EDWARDSVILLE, IL (KTVI)– A teenager is dead after a two car crash on IL Rt. 157 near Commerce Drive in Edwardsville. The incident occurred around 4:45 p.m. Friday.
Edwardsville police say a 16-year-old driver heading south lost control of his car, crossed the center line, and slammed into a SUV driven by a 47-year-old woman. Both drivers were hurt and taken to a hospital.
A 16-year-old Garrett K. Steele of Edwardsville was a passenger in the car driven by the other teenager was pronounced dead at the scene.
Anyone who witnessed this crash is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Mike Lybarger at (618) 656-2131.