Two dead in Livingston County wreck

By WEEK Producer

October 20, 2012 Updated Oct 20, 2012 at 10:11 PM CDT

PONTIAC, Ill. -- Two people are dead, and a third hospitalized following a violent two-vehicle wreck Friday.

Few details are available at this time. The names of the victims are expected to be released some time Saturday night.

According to the Pantagraph, the wreck happened shortly before 10:30 Friday morning at the intersection of Route 66 and Custer Avenue in Pontiac.

Police say a car, headed south on 66, was making a left turn onto Custer, when it was hit by a semi tractor trailer heading north on 66.

Both occupants of the car were killed. The driver of the semi was taken to a local hospital with unknown injuries. This accident remains under investigation.

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