A 53-year-old Indiana truck driver has been handed a 10-year prison term for 2014 crash in Will County (IL) that killed five people.
Francisco Espinal-Quiroz pleaded guilty in November to five counts of reckless homicide and falsifying entries in his logbook that tracks how many hours he was behind the wheel.
Quiroz was driving on Interstate 55 near Channahon when his vehicle slammed into vehicles stopped at a construction zone. The crash killed three people, including an 11-year old girl, in one vehicle and two other people in other vehicles.
Espinal-Quiroz is also blind in his right eye but had a waiver to drive a truck through the state of Indiana.