PEORIA COUNTY -- A Washington man was killed in a two car crash on Interstate 74.
The accident occurred just before 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
Authorities say 81 year old Jesse Hilton was merging from the I-74 westbound shoulder when he and an oncoming mini-van collided.
Hilton's car was pushed onto the I-474 ramp.
Hilton was pronounced dead at the scene.
His wife transported to OSF St. Francis Medical Center.
The 39 year old driver and passengers of the mini-van were also taken to OSF St. Francis Medical Center.
The crash remains under investigation.