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Intoxicated driver flees scene of Urbana accident

Illinois State police have arrested a 43-year old woman believed to be involved in a hit-and-run accident that injured an Urbana teenager. Authorities believe that the accident occurred around midnight on Wednesday in St. Joseph. Sources say the woman’s SUV crossed the center line of US 150 before striking the car driven by the teenager.… Read More

Thomasville man injured in motorcycle accident

A 29-year old Thomasboro man was transported to a local hospital in fair condition after his motorcycle collided with an SUV on Tuesday evening. The accident occurred as the man was riding his motorcycle  north on U.S. 45 near Leverett road when an SUV pulled out in front of him, causing a serious accident. The… Read More

Champaign woman killed in collision with suspected drunk driver

A 40-year old Champaign woman was killed in a two-car accident at around 10:46 p.m. on Thursday night.  The accident occurred in central Champaign at the intersection of Elm Street and Springfield Avenue. The driver of the other car was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving. Authorities are still investigating the cause of the accident.… Read More

Two-vehicle crash leaves none injured

According to Champaign County Sheriff’s deputies, a two-vehicle collision in eastern Champaign County last Friday resulted in two damaged cars but no serious injuries. The accident occurred around 12:30 p.m. at the intersection of county roads 1450 N (Homer Lake Road) and 2200 E (Sidney Slab). A car driven by a 75-year-old St. Joseph man… Read More

High school student killed in traffic accident

Police of the District 8 Germantown Hills office of Secor have reported that a 16-year-old Eureka High School student was killed in a traffic accident Tuesday morning. The fatal accident occurred around 8:15 a.m. when the teenager was driving north on Woodford County Road 2000 east and turned in front of a semitrailer truck eastbound… Read More

Urbana woman injured in DUI-related crash

Two Urbana women were involved in a single-vehicle crash early Monday morning. Following police investigation, the driver has been ticketed for driving under the influence. According to police reports, the driver was heading home at 3:15 a.m. when she swerved off the road, hitting a tree and a fence before coming to a stop. Both… Read More

Court denies tax exemption for Urbana hospital

The Illinois Supreme Court upheld an Appellate Court decision that the Provena Covenant Medical Center in Urbana did not provide enough free care to qualify for a charitable tax exemption on it’s property taxes. Illinois laws allow hospitals that provide free health care services to write off large amounts of property taxes in exchange for… Read More

Head-on collision injures three in Tolono

A head-on collision early Tuesday morning on Interstate 57 sent three people to Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. Authorities have released few details about the accident, but it is known that the vehicle was a 1996 Toyota Camry and the driver was a 33-year old woman from Atwood.  The accident occurred as the vehicle was… Read More

Two injured in north Philo accident

Two women were injured in a collision north of Philo on Tuesday morning.  A 55-year old woman from Urbana and a 27-year old Homer woman were treated and released from the hospital following the accident. Authorities are still investigating the cause of the crash which occurred at around 7:30 a.m. Accidents can have a devastating… Read More

Man killed when car crashed into home

A 62-year-old man from Mt. Zion was killed early on Sunday morning when a car crashed through his bedroom wall. A 20-year-old man was allegedly fleeing police after an attempted traffic stop when his car crashed into the house. The victim’s wife sustained serious injuries and was rushed to a nearby hospital and later transferred… Read More