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One injured in truck accident in Champaign County

One injured in truck accident in Champaign County

One man was injured after a truck accident occurred in Champaign County that ended with the man’s vehicle in a ditch.

According to the Champaign County sheriff’s office, the accident occurred Wednesday morning when law enforcement got a called just after 8:40. A passing motorist called to report that a truck was in a ditch at the intersection of county roads 200 E and 1100 N.

The truck was resting on its wheels in the ditch, which was estimated to be about 20 feet deep. There was about 3 feet of water in the ditch that was beginning to fill the floor of the truck. Emergency crews arrived at the scene in order to remove the 22-year-old driver from the truck.

The man was taken to Carle Hospital in order to be treated for non-life threatening injuries. Officials do not know what caused the accident at this time.