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Man injured after truck crashes into a ditch

A man suffered life-threatening injury as a result of a truck accident that occurred Wednesday morning in Champaign County. According to the sheriff’s office in Champaign County, the accident was reported just before 9 a.m. when a passing motorist saw the truck resting on its wheels in a 20 foot ditch. The ditch was filled… Read More

One injured in semi-truck rollover on Illinois Route 1

One person was injured in a semi-truck rollover accident that occurred Monday on Illinois Route 1. According to Illinois police, the 42-year-old driver of a semi-truck was traveling on Route 1 when the truck left the road. The truck then tried to get the vehicle back onto the road and he overcorrected causing him to… Read More

Three semi-trucks involved in an accident on I-57

A semi-truck accident on Interstate 57 caused a traffic build up on Tuesday morning. According to highway patrol officials, the accident occurred after one semi-truck overturned on the roadway. It is unknown at this time how the other two semi-trucks became involved. One driver was transported to the hospital in order to be treated for… Read More

Accident on northbound I-57 causes traffic buildup

A semi-truck accident on Interstate 57 caused traffic in the area to back up on Tuesday morning According to officials with the Illinois State Police, a semi-truck overturned just after 5 a.m., but details were still unknown about what caused the accident later in the morning.  There were injuries involved, but specifics are still not… Read More

One killed in semi-truck accident on Illinois 114

One person was killed after a semi-truck accident occurred Thursday on Illinois 114. According to officials, the accident occurred in Momence, just near Kankakee County, when two semi-trucks collided head-on. The two trucks ended up in  field off the side of the road and one person had to be extricated from the vehicle as a… Read More

Teen in stable condition after Manteno accident

A 17-year-old teenager is now in stable condition after she was involved in a head-on truck accident on Friday. As a result of the accident, the teen was transported to Loyola Medical Center in order to be treated for serious injuries. The Kankakee County sheriff’s office stated that the cause of the accident will not… Read More

Truck Collides with Amtrak Passenger Train, Leave Six Dead

As the Amtrak passenger train went through a crossing in Nevada on June 24, 2011, a semi-tractor trailer truck crashed through it, causing the train to catch fire and leaving six people dead. The California Zephyr train left Chicago and was headed to California at the time of the accident. It is unknown as to… Read More

Traffic ties up after accident on Illinois 50

An accident between a truck that was hauling a trailer and another vehicle that was towing a U.S. Postal Service vehicle caused both lanes of traffic to back up on Illinois 50. The accident occurred Tuesday at approximately 9:30 a.m. when the two vehicles collided and caused the USPS vehicle to break free and crash… Read More

Fatal truck accident occurs in Flora

A motorcycle and truck accident occurred on U.S. 45 and took the life of one man and injured one woman. According to Illinois State Police, the accident occurred as a pickup truck driver stopped at a stop sign on U.S.45 West and failed to see a motorcycle heading toward the vehicle. The motorcycle and truck… Read More

Construction Accident Leaves One Man Dead

Authorities were able to identify the man who died while unloading a truck at a road construction site near Washburn on Woodford County Highway 1. Washburn is located about 18 miles northeast of Peoria. Metamora resident John Glidewell, 62, died from blunt force trauma to his head and neck.  He was unloading the trailer and… Read More