IUKA, IL-(Effingham Radio)- An Iuka man was killed in an accident that occurred approximately 1 mile north of Iuka on Saturday.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police, the accident occurred on US Route 50 at Omega Road at 9:16pm Saturday.
The report states that a vehicle driven by 91 year old, William F Borcherding, of Iuka was traveling southbound on Omega Road.
At the same time, a vehicle driven by 32 year old, Megan D Hays, of Salem was traveling westbound on US Route 50.
The Borcherding vehicle failed to yield at a stop intersection and pulled into the path of the Hays vehicle.
The Hays vehicle struck the Borcherding vehicle in the driver side door.
Hays and a passenger in Borcherding’s vehicle, 83 year old, Erma R Borcherding, of Iuka were airlifted to St Louis University Hospital.
An eight year old female passenger in Hays’ vehicle was airlifted to Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital.
William Borcherding succumbed to his injuries.