WAYNE COUNTY: Traffic crash on interstate caused by deerPosted by Jack Howser on Monday, March 20th, 2017 @ 10:20 am.
WAYNE CO., Ill. - Wayne County hunters had better get on it next deer season, as the venison on the hoof in the area are certainly in abundance and causing crashes.
The most recent occurred last night (Sunday, March 19) at about 7:48 p.m., when a deer strike occurred on Interstate 64 in Wayne.
Illinois State Police said that Hasan H. Dwelee, 27, of Louisville, Kentucky, driving a red 2016 Honda Fit, was traveling eastbound on 64 near mile post 116 when a deer entered his lane of travel. Dwelee was unable to avoid a collision with the deer, striking the animal with the front of the vehicle.
With Dwelee was Roaa K. Rahi, 26, also of Louisville.
Dwelee was transported by ambulance to an area hospital for treatment of injuries he sustained in the crash. There was no word about the passenger. The vehicle was towed by the scene.
ISP District 19 was assisted at the crash scene by the Wayne County Ambulance Service and Fairfield Rural Fire Department.
There were no citations issued.
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