MARION COUNTY, IL -(Effingham Radio)- Yesterday evening at approximately 9:02 p.m. a man was found dead on scene after colliding with a semi on I-57.
In an investigation report released by Illinois State Police, Jesse Lee Meacham, 22, of Warren, Mi.was driving northbound on I-57 when he ran off the roadway striking a semi being driven by William Dennis Fuller, 56, of Phoenix, AZ that was parked on the shoulder.
Immediately following the accident, the passenger alongside Meacham, Shane Michael Donegan, 20, of Warren, MI was pronounced dead by the Marion County Coroner.
Fuller not injured in the accident, however he was cited by police for driving while disqualified, expired medical card, parking in a prohibited area, and disobeying controlled access highway provisions.
Meacham was transported to St. Louis University Hospital by Air Evac, and was cited with improper lane usage.