NEWS RELEASE - Fatal Traffic Crash
SHILOH POLICE DEPARTMENT
Case Number: #24-00118
Contact: Detective David Wilkins
Contact Number: 618-632-9047
On Saturday, January 27 at approximately 8:39 P.M., The Shiloh Police Department was dispatched to the area of Hartman Lane and Haverford Drive in reference to a traffic crash involving injuries. Upon the officers’ arrival, it was determined three vehicles were involved, and the driver and passenger of one of the involved vehicles were deceased. The victims were identified as Lana D. Watson age 60 and Carol R Isbell age 82, both of Shiloh. The Metro East Crash Assistance Team (MECAT) was contacted to assist with the incident, and the roadway was shut down for several hours while the scene was processed. All occupants of the other two vehicles received medical treatment on scene from Emergency Medical Services, and were released with non-life-threatening injuries. The parties involved in the accident gave conflicting statements and the investigation into this incident is on-going. The Metro East Crash Assistance Team continues to assist.
If you have any information about this traffic accident, please contact Detective Dave Wilkins at the Shiloh Police Department.
The Shiloh Police Department would like to express our condolences to the victims’ family, and express our thanks to MECAT, O’Fallon Police Department, O’Fallon Fire Department, St. Clair County Coroner’s Office, and all E.M.S. crews for their assistance with this case.