EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. -- A Greeley truck driver has been charged with several felony counts of reckless homicide and aggravated reckless driving in a crash in November that killed four people in southwestern Illinois.
Madison County State's Attorney Tom Gibbons said 54-year-old Mohamad Y. Jama was charged Monday after an Illinois State Police investigation.
The investigation revealed Jama was driving too fast in a construction zone on Interstate 55 near Hamel, Illinois, when his tractor-trailer slammed into other vehicles that had slowed or stopped.
The crash killed 20-year-old Tori Carroll of Alhambra; 20-year-old Hailey Bertels and her 17-year-old sister, Madisen Bertels, of Staunton; and 19-year-old Vivian Vu of Joplin, Missouri.
Jama is being held without bond in the Madison County Jail.