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Single Vehicle Collision on Homer Lake Road

A single-vehicle collision resulted in the death of three men and the injury of one other. The unfortunate incident occurred on the evening of Saturday, October 29th on Homer Lake Road. According to Police reports, the vehicle was traveling along Homer Lake Road North when it left the roadway and struck a building and a… Read More

Woman and Child Struck in Crosswalk

According to news reports, on Tuesday, July 26th a woman and child were struck by a car while attempting to cross the street at the intersection of West Kirby and South Staley in Champaign. According to the police, the two were crossing the street when a car failed to yield. The car then hit them… Read More

Five-Vehicle Pile Up Claims Two Lives

A five-vehicle crash on Interstate 55 claimed the lives of two people. State Troopers who reported to the scene said the crash at Milepost 151 in McLean County occurred just before 4 p.m. and shut down the highway for almost eight hours while first responders were on the scene tending to victims and investigating the… Read More

Crash on Route 130 Results in One Fatality

On Friday, April 29th at approximately 4:00 pm, a crash near route 130 resulted in the death of one person. No new details have been released regarding this crash. Being prepared can save your life. Not only should you be prepared in the event of an emergency, but you should ensure your vehicle is always… Read More

Crash on Route 47 Results in Two Fatalities

On April 21, 2022, a two-car crash occurred on route 47 around 8:30 pm that left the road closed off. The drivers of both vehicles were unfortunately pronounced dead on the scene. Car crashes are common occurrences. Although we may feel safe behind the wheel, in reality, there are many factors other than our own… Read More

Two Injured in Semi-truck Crash Near Tolono, Illinois

On Tuesday, March 9th, two people were left injured after a tire ruptured on a southbound traveling truck. The driver of the southbound truck was traveling on I-57 near Tolono, Illinois when the front right steer tire broke, causing him to lose control and roll over, spilling some of the contents of its trailer. Both… Read More

Windsor Road Traffic Results in Injury

On March 5, 2022, a two-vehicle crash occurred near Windsor Road in Champaign, Illinois leaving none injured. Later, a tow truck operator was removing debris from the area when a vehicle driven by a 16-year-old struck the operator, leaving him to be taken to Carle Hospital with life-threatening injuries. The Champaign Police Department is adamant… Read More

Federal Tort Claims Act

The Federal Tort Claims Act, or FTCA, applies when a person, referred to as a private party, is injured due to the negligence of the US Government. There are specific instances that are covered by the FTCA, which will be detailed below. When a private party is injured due to the negligence of a U.S.… Read More

Fatal Accident in Edgar County Results in 2 Deaths

On Thursday morning around 9 am, a three-vehicle crash in Edgar County, IL on route 133 led to two fatalities. One vehicle traveling East was attempting to pass another vehicle going the same direction but hit a vehicle traveling West leading to the crash of the vehicle that was originally trying to pass. Both the… Read More

Scott Bennett Delivers Valentine’s Day Cards to Long-Term Care Facility Residents

State Senator Scott Bennett visited area long-term care facilities in Danville Monday to deliver Valentine’s Day cards written by students and community members across Vermilion County as part of his card collection drive. “It’s been such a joy delivering these heartfelt valentines to our long-term care residents this Valentine’s Day,” Bennett said. “This collection drive… Read More