One injured in Mercer County tractor accident


New Boston, Ill. (KWQC) – Mercer County Sheriff’s department and New Boston police are investigating a accident that left a pedestrian in critical condition.

It happened Tuesday afternoon when the tractor trailer was traveling south bound on main street when a pedestrian crossed it’s path.

The tractor trailer hit the pedestrian — and they were airlifted to Genesis in Aledo with life threatening injuries.

No other injuries were reported from the accident.


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