Pickup, semi collide in St. Clair County, Illinois

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WATERLOO, IL (KPLR) – One person is in critical condition after a pickup truck and a semi tractor trailer had a head-on collision in St. Clair County, Illinois.

Crews are responding to a report of a serious accident near Illinois route 13 north of 156. This is between Freeburg and New Athens.

A pickup truck crossed the center median barrier hitting a tractor head-on. Illinois police say one of the victims is in critical condition.

The accident occurred within the last hour. The cause of the accident is under investigation.