Peru woman struck by pick-up truck near Saint Bede

LA SALLE COUNTY — A Peru woman is in critical condition after she was struck by a pick-up truck early this morning near Saint Bede. Spring Valley Police said officers responded to the incident on Dalzell Blacktop, just north of US Route 6. Police say 27-year old Jessica Robinson has stopped her vehicle in the northbound lane of the road, having a confrontation with another driver stopped on the road. Police say during the confrontation, Robinson stepped into the southbound lanes of Dalzell Blacktop, and was struck by a pick-up truck, driven by 34-year old Christopher Edwards of Standard. Robinson was flown to Saint Francis in Peoria for her injuries.