No One Hurt When Pickup Runs Under I-DOT Dump TruckNo one was injured when a pickup truck ran underneath an Illinois Department of Transportation Dump Truck on Illinois Route 37 south of Kell Wednesday morning.
Marion County Sheriff's Deputies say the driver of the I-DOT truck 49-year-old Mark Tockstein of Odin, had slowed to make a left turn when he was hit in the rear by the pickup truck driven by 41-year-old Russell Williams of Dix. Williams pickup wedged underneath the dump truck, but was able to get out of the pickup on his own. The wreck occurred a half mile north of the Walnut Hill Road.
Williams was ticketed for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.
The crash occurred at 8:18 Wednesday morning.
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