UPDATE: 9:30 p.m. According to Morton Fire Department, Emergency Responders arrived to a three vehicle accident on N. Morton Ave and Ashland St. One pick up truck, one car, and one semi truck where involved. We have confirmed the female car driver, a Morton resident in her 70's, was pronounced dead at the scene. Her identity is unknown at this time and being with held until the family is notified.
No other injuries have been reported, and no hazardous materials are on site.
Morton Police and Tazewell County Sheriffs department are still investigating this case currently.
The Tazewell County Coroner said at least one person has lost their life after a car versus semi accident in Morton.
Emergency responders headed to the scene of N. Morton Ave. and Ashland just after 3:30 p.m. Monday.
Traffic is still blocked off in the northbound lanes as of 4:50 p.m. Tazewell County authorities are on scene for an accident reconstruction. One vehicle was covered up with a tarp.
This is a developing story.