Mitchell, 35, has taken responsibility for a car crash on November 23, 2007 that killed Collinsville sisters Jessica Uhl, 18, and Kelli Uhl, 13.
Mitchell was responding to an incident when he lost control, crossed an I-64 median near Scott Air Force Base, and collided with the Uhls’ car. He was driving 126 miles per hour.
18-year-old Jessica Uhl and 13-year-old Kelli Uhl of Collinsville where killed in a crash blamed on a former Illinois State Police trooper.
Trooper Matt Mitchell was seeking compensation for injuries he suffered in his 2007 reckless homicide crash that killed two.
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A workers’ compensation claim by a former Illinois state trooper involved in a 2007 high-speed crash that killed two teenage sisters in southwestern Illinois has been denied.
State Commission says it’s investigating report of secrecy in Matt Mitchell’s case
Matt Mitchell was at the wheel of a squad car going 126 miles per hour when he lost control and crashed into a car on I-64 in November, 2007.
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A former Illinois State Police trooper who’s seeking workers compensation for a wreck he caused that killed two sisters says the crash left him with limited mobility.