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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

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

Seven accidents occur within minutes, six sent to local hospital

Six people were sent to the Iroquois Memorial Hospital on Monday following a series of accidents that occurred within minutes of each other on Illinois Route 1.  According to authorities, the accidents all happened within a span of five minutes at 7:25 on Monday morning. Officials believe that heavy fog in the area may have… Read More

SUV rollover accident injures two, kills infant

Two people were transported to the Iroquois Memorial Hospital and a two-month old boy was pronounced dead after a rollover accident on Saturday. The accident occurred at 4:21 p.m. on I-57 in  Onarga Township when the driver of the SUV went off of the road and the vehicle overturned in the median. The boy was… 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

Illinois Supreme Court: Caps on Malpractice Suits Unconstitutional

The Illinois Supreme Court has ruled that a 2005 law limiting the amount that can be awarded in medical malpractice cases is unconstitutional. The court ruled that the legislation, passed by the state legislature five years ago, took away from the discretion and power of the courts. Not surprisingly, doctors’ interest groups were quick to… Read More

Trucker Injured in Illinois Car Accident

An accident on I-94 injured a driver of a semi-trailer. The semi-trailer hit a car after the car lost control on the interstate. A 32-year-old driver lost control of his car around 3 a.m. and entered the path of the truck.  After the truck hit the car, it went off the road and hit an exit ramp.… Read More

Siegel Man Dies in Tragic Grain Bin Accident

A 22-year-old Siegel man is dead following a tragic grain bin accident. According to the Shelby County coroner, the man had been loading dried corn into a grain bin with two other men when he became trapped in the corn and was buried beneath it. The accident occurred on Thursday, and an autopsy is scheduled… Read More

Illinois Man Injured When Vehicle Crashes Into Home

A 23 year old man in Fosterburg, Illinois, was injured when a vehicle crashed into his home, pinning him to his couch. Sources claim that the 52-year old driver of the vehicle lost control and struck a tree, a church sign, and an embankment, which sent the car flying into the home. The injured man… Read More