MADISON COUNTY - Illinois State Police District 11 is investigating a single-vehicle fatal traffic crash that occurred at 9:57 a.m. on Jan. 8, 2022, at Milepost 6, I-255 Madison County.
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Chimanita Dodd, 48, of Cahokia was pronounced deceased at the scene. She lost control of her vehicle on ice and her vehicle rolled several times. She was operating a 2002 Tan Chevrolet Blazer at the time of the crash.
PRELIMINARY REPORT: Preliminary investigative details indicate the following occurred: Unit 1 was traveling north on Illinois 255 at milepost 6 in Madison County. The driver of Unit 1 lost control on ice, left the roadway to the left and entered the median. Unit 1 rolled numerous times and the driver was ejected.
The driver of Unit 1 succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased on scene by the Madison County Coroner. All northbound lanes were closed for approximately 1 hour during the crash investigation.