One person dead after car accident on Frank Scott Parkway

SWANSEA Ill. -  Officials say one person is dead following a car accident in Swansea Illinois.

Emergency crews responded to the area near Frank Scott Parkway road Monday morning around 6 a.m.

The Swansea Police Department says two vehicles were involved in the crash, leaving one person dead.

Drivers were encouraged to avoid the area.

Authorities are still investigating.