Fatal Crash Thursday Night In Preston Heights

Fatal crash on Thursday night in Preston Heights. It happened at 7:55 p.m, Illinois State Police responded to a three-vehicle crash at Route 53 and Louis Road. Two vehicles were travelling north on Route 53 when another vehicle travelling southbound failed to yield and turned left onto Louis Road. Driver of the vehicle turning left was ejected and died at the scene. Four others were injured. The Will County Coroner’s office identifying the deceased as 20-year-old Samuel J. Martin of Joliet Township. ISP is investigating. Final cause and manner will be determined following Autopsy, Police and Toxicological report.