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Manteno man fights to have stop sign at intersection

A man from Manteno is fighting to get stop signs  installed at an intersection near his house after a number of accidents have occurred there. A recent crash that injured his neighbor’s daughter and four others has been the last straw. The man  has lived in the area for 15 years and thinks that the… Read More

Two killed in accident on I-74

Two people were killed and three more were injured in a car accident on I-74 over the weekend. According to reports on the accident, a 63-year-old man and a 62-year-old woman were traveling east on I-74 when their vehicle entered the median of the roadway. The car traveled several hundred feet on the median before… Read More

Two injured after collision with train and van

Two people from Champaign were injured after an accident when the van they were riding in collided with a train. The accident occurred Monday night when the 18-year-old driver of the van approached the train tracks as the crossing arm began to go up. The lights were still on, but the driver began to go… Read More

Nine injured in Urbana crash on I-74

A three-vehicle crash on Saturday afternoon left nine people injured. According to a state police report, the accident occurred when a 25-year-old man was driving westbound down Lincoln Avenue in Urbana and he lost control of his vehicle and struck the concrete wall. The car was then disabled in one of the lanes on Interstate… Read More

St. Ambrose student killed in pedestrian accident

Police have said that alcohol may be a factor in the pedestrian accident that killed 20-year-old woman from St. Ambrose on Sunday morning. Authorities are waiting for toxicology reports to determine whether both pedestrian and driver had consumed alcohol before the accident. A 36-year-old man hit the woman as she crossed at the intersection of… Read More

Two injured in Champaign motorcycle accident

A motorcycle and car accident in Champaign on Saturday left two people seriously injured. According to officials, the accident occurred on Kirbey Avenue and Grandview Drive when a car attempted to make a turn and turned in front of a motorcycle. The man and woman that were on the motorcycle were both seriously injured. They… 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

Bad Weather Leads to Highway Accident

Bad weather conditions contributed to a two-vehicle accident which occurred early Wednesday morning along Illinois 57, state police report. Strong gusts of wind, heavy snowfall, and ice on the road caused a southbound pickup truck to lose control and slide into a ditch, where a second vehicle smashed into it. No other details are known… Read More