DEKALB COUNTY, Ill. (WTVO) — One person was killed and three people, including a child, were injured when a Saturn Aura allegedly failed to yield and drove into the path of a Ford F450.
According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, at 12:42 p.m. Saturday, Dajai Carter, 22, the driver of the Aura failed to yield at the stop sign of Route 23 and Perry Road, traveling into the path of the truck, which was headed south on Route 23.
Carter, of Justice, was flown to Javon Bea Mercyhealth Riverside in Rockford; a child in the car was flown to Comer Children’s Hospital UIC in Chicago.
Another passenger in the car, Tavashinay Wormley, 22, of Chicago, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the Ford was also injured and transported to Kishwaukee Hospital.
Carter was cited for failing to yield at a stop sign and for not having a valid driver’s license. Toxicology reports are still pending, police said.