Eric Bosel Killed in Multi-Car Crash on US 40 at Stanford Street...

Eric Bosel Killed in Multi-Car Crash on US 40 at Stanford Street in Flora


The Fox Illinois News Team is reporting this Thursday that two people were killed and another injured after a three car accident in Clay County near Flora.

The Illinois State Police say the wreck occurred on US Route 40 at Stanford Street in Flora just before 6 o’clock Thursday morning.
Missouri resident Walter Pollock, 65, was traveling east bound on US Route 40 near the intersection of Stanford Street in Flora when he veered into the west bound lane and hit a Chrysler minivan and then a Nissan Utility vehicle.

All cars went off the north side of the roadway. The minivan and the Nissan Utility both became involved in flames killing both of their drivers, Eric Bosel, resident of Noble, Illinois, 29, and a driver yet to be identified.

Pollock was cited for Improper Lane Usage, Driving Under the Influence — Drugs, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

The Illinois State Police and the Clay County Coroner’s Office continue to investigate the wreck.

All of us at Illinois Accident Report are deeply saddened by this loss of life. Nothing can console the friends and family affected by such a terrible tragedy. We send condolences to all those involved.

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