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Multiple-vehicle accident on I-57 causes traffic slowdowns near Champaign

Emergency crews are reportedly on the scene of a three-vehicle accident on southbound I-57 between the Olympian Drive exit and the I-74 exit. Three vehicles and a tractor-trailer were involved, according to initial reports. Follow this developing story on The News-Gazette, or check back here for updates.

2 vehicle wreck on I-72 injures three, including Champaign man

Three people, including a man from Champaign, were injured in a two-vehicle accident on I-72 on Friday afternoon near Decatur. The 25-year old Champaign man was reportedly driving a Humvee eastbound at 2:55 p.m. when he was rear-ended by a Chevrolet Impala driven by a 20-year-old man from Roberts. The collision caused the Humvee to… Read More

Accident near Foosland kills one, injures two others

A 29-year-old man from Fisher was killed in an accident near Foosland on Thursday night. Authorities say the accident occurred at 8:07 p.m. at the intersection of Illinois 47 and County Road 3200 N.  The victim was driving south on I-47 and slowing down to turn east on 3200 N. when a vehicle driven by… Read More

One sent to hospital after Champaign accident

One woman was sent to the hospital after a car accident occurred at a Champaign intersection after the car that she was riding in was struck. According to police, the accident occurred at 12:30 p.m. when an 18-year-old man was traveling at the intersection of Mattis and Kirbey Lane and failed to see a vehicle… Read More

Urbana man arrested after leaving scene of accident

After a hit-and-run car accident on Tuesday, an Urbana driver suspected of causing the accident has been arrested.  The 31-year old man is being charged with a felony for leaving the scene of a personal-injury accident and driving without insurance. According to Urbana police reports, the accident occurred at around 2:20 p.m. on Tuesday on… Read More

Rear-end collisions are most common farm vehicle accident

According to a report from the U.S Department of Agriculture’s National Agriculture Safety Database, farm vehicles are mostly involved in rear-end collisions because it can be hard to determine the speed of a slow moving vehicle. Also, it can be difficult to slow down in time when your car is traveling at a speed of… Read More

Thursday Crash Caused by Icy Conditions Injures Two Women

Adverse weather conditions are blamed for an accident that occurred Thursday morning on Interstate 57, south of Tantoul. A twenty-year-old woman from Chicago Ridge was driving southbound in the right lane with another woman around 7:45 a.m. when she lost control of her car after hitting a patch of ice. Her vehicle crashed into an… Read More