Miriam Schmid Death – The victim of the three-vehicle accident that occurred on the edge of Peoria on Sunday has been identified by the Peoria County Coroner. Many people believe that the tragedy was the result of a police chase that began in Edwards. An autopsy performed at the scene of the crash on U.S. Route 150 and Koerner Road revealed that the victim, identified as Miriam Schmid, 43, from Edwards, died from numerous blunt force trauma injuries, according to Coroner Jamie Harwood.
Cause of death
The collision took place early on Sunday morning just a few minutes after a man drove off in a car that had been stopped at a Shell gas station while a woman was receiving treatment for an overdose. As the driver allegedly fled the scene during the treatment, he came awfully close to colliding with three Peoria County patrol cars and a sheriff’s deputy. At least two more people sustained injuries as a result of the collision. The Illinois State Police have not as of yet disclosed any additional information regarding their investigation.
Related topic: Cass County Sheriff identifies victim of fatal three-vehicle crash allegedly caused by reckless driver
Law enforcement reports that a three-vehicle accident that occurred on Wednesday night close to Greenwood, Nebraska, and was reportedly caused by a careless driver resulted in the death of one individual. Around 9:45 p.m., the Cass County Sheriff’s Office said they received complaints of a reckless driver in a white 2007 Hummer that was speeding and driving into oncoming traffic on Highway 6, near the intersection of Highway 6 and Highway 63 about 20 miles northeast of Lincoln.
At the crossroads of Highway 6 and Greenwood Drive, the police say a red 2006 Toyota Scion was struck by a Hummer while it was heading westbound on Highway 6 toward Greenwood. The Hummer was headed in the direction of Greenwood. The collision caused the Toyota to go into the ditch and roll, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office said. According to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, the Hummer then veered into the eastbound lanes of traffic and slammed a gray 2019 Ford Fusion head on.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. According to the authorities, at approximately ten o’clock in the evening, Greenwood Fire and Rescue reacted to the accident and sought for assistance due to the necessity for dual extrication. According to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, the woman who was driving the Ford was identified as Tammy Callaway, and she was 42 years old. Callaway was pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident.
According to the reports from law enforcement, the driver of the Hummer, a woman named Cheyanne Baker who is 31 years old, was taken to a nearby hospital with serious injuries that are not considered to be life-threatening. According to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, the people who were inside the Toyota had “minor bumps and bruises.” and were able to walk away.
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