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4 Children Hospitalized After Crash

A multi-vehicle crash on Wednesday sent six people, including four children, to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The identities of those involved have not yet been released. The crash occurred north of Champaign around 3:42 PM. One vehicle was traveling south on Market Street when another vehicle, traveling east on Ford Harris Road, failed to… Read More

UPDATED: Multiple injuries reported after two crashes occur on I-57 on Tuesday

UPDATE: Truck driver from Arkansas cited for DUI after 5 vehicle crash State troopers arrested and charged a 41-year old man from Arkansas with two counts of aggravated driving under the influence following a five-car crash on I-57 on Tuesday afternoon. Authorities say he was driving northbound on the highway in his semi-trailer truck when he… Read More

Developing Story: Police responding to crash on I-74

Authorities were reportedly called to a collision I-74 between the Neil and Prospect Street exits on Tuesday night in Champaign. Little details about the crash have been released at this time, but we will continue to monitor the developments. Check back here, or read more on The News-Gazette website.

Two crashes occur on I-57 near Champaign

Authorities responded to two serious collisions (one fatal) on I-57 between Champaign and Paxton late Wednesday. The first crash occurred after 11:00 p.m. and involved a single fatality. Few details have been released about that collision at this time, but the wreck did force the closure of the right lane of the highway 2.5 miles… Read More

Two injured in a Champaign car accident

Two people were injured after a two-vehicle accident occurred in Champaign on Monday afternoon. According to Champaign police officials, the accident occurred when a car driven by a 55-year-old woman collided with an SUV driven by a 52-year-old woman. Police stated that the 55-year-old woman failed to yield at a stop sign when she reached… Read More