One dead after a three vehicle crash on Route 48

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Stonington - One man is dead after a three vehicle crash in Christian County.

 

The crash happened around 7:45 Tuesday night, south of Stonington, on Route 48. The Illinois State Police say Melvin Norris Junior, 43, of Taylorville was driving north when he crossed the center line and hit a semi.

 

Debris from the crash hit another car heading north. Norris, who was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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