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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 North Lincoln Avenue.  The 75- year old victim of the accident was reported to have slowed to turn onto Sunset Drive when the Urbana man rear-ended his vehicle.

The victim suffered a cut to the head in the car accident and was treated at Carle Foundation Hospital.  Fortunately, the 75-year old was able to provide police with a detailed description of the vehicle that hit his.  In addition, investigators found an imprint of the hit-and-run suspect’s vehicle’s license plate number on the victim’s vehicle’s bumper.

If you or someone you love has been injured in a car accident in Champaign, contact the Champaign car accident attorneys of Spiros Law, P.C. at (217) 328-2828 to learn more about your rights on the road.