Car slides under semi-trailer on I-39, both people inside face charges

Car slides under semi-trailer on I-39, both people inside face charges

A 15-year old driver and the 41-year old man who let him or her drive face charges after their car slid under a semi-trailer Saturday morning on Interstate 39. The crash happened between Mendota and Paw Paw. State Police District 1 says the teen driver lost control on an icy roadway.

Both people in the car had minor injuries. The teen is charged with driving without a license and 41-year old Kevin A. Lawrence of Fairview Heights, Illinois is charged with letting an unauthorized person drive.

Illinois State Police District 1 photo of the crash in which a teen driver lost control and the car slid under a semi-trailer on Jan. 11, 2020.