Three people hurt in 3-vehicle crash on Route 30
SUN-TIMES MEDIA June 10, 2012 5:36PM
Updated: June 10, 2012 7:47PM
Three people were injured in a three-vehicle crash Sunday morning in Oswego.
The accident occurred at 9:31 a.m. on Route 30 between Douglas Road and Fifth Street, according to Joshua Flanders, Oswego Fire Protection District battalion chief.
Oswego police identified the victims as Anthony A. Halstead, 19, of Oswego, driver of one of the cars, and his passenger Amber Davis, 18, of Montgomery. Halstead was taken to Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora, and Davis was airlifted to Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove.
Also injured was Ariana Stone, 18, of Aurora, driver of the second car. She was taken to Rush-Copley Medical Center.
No condition reports were available.
Two of the injured people had to be extricated from their vehicle.
The driver of the third vehicle, James A. Biever, 50, of Big Rock, was not injured.
According to Oswego police, Biever’s vehicle and Halstead’s vehicle were trying to merge when they collided, causing Halstead’s vehicle to strike Stone’s vehicle.
Biever and Halstead were charged with failure to yield while merging.
Route 30 remained closed until after 3 p.m.