Two Belvidere women are in critical condition at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center after a late morning crash in Boone County.
The women, a 67-year-old and 40-year-old, were driving a van southbound on Pearl, when they were hit by a semi at the intersection of Pearl and Bypass 20 around 11:15 a.m. According to investigation, the driver of the semi, 47-year-old Elias Salmons of Indiana, ran a red light, striking the women's van.
Salmons was not injured and was cited for disobeying a traffic control device.
The intersection was shut down for about two and a half hours.
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