One teen killed, four injured in Bethalto crash

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BETHALTO, IL (KPLR)- A car crash in Bethalto Saturday night killed one teenager and left four other injured. According to Bethalto Police, a teenage boy and four teenage girls went off Buchta Road in a speeding car around 9:30pm and hit a tree.  Several were ejected, and the others were trapped until rescuers could free them.

One victim was pronounced dead at the scene.  The others went to area hospitals. There is no word on their conditions.

All the students involved were students Roxana High School. The school will provide counseling for students Sunday and Monday from 2:00pm-4:00pm.

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