(217) 328-2828
(217) 443-4343
(217) 516-3451
Hablamos Español

1 hurt in 18-wheeler crash on Rte. 45 near Pesotum

Publish Date: 2023, 02, 01

DOUGLAS CO., IL – A truck driver went to the hospital on January 13th after crashing along the highway near the Champaign and Douglas County line, reports WCIA 3 News.

The incident occurred around 8:16 a.m. on the northbound side of U.S. Route 45 at East County Road 1150 North, which is just northwest of Ervin Park and Ironhorse Golf Club.

Police have not shared many details regarding the accident, nor have they commented on the severity of the truck driver’s injuries.

Officials closed Route 45 in both directions for approximately four hours while crews worked to clear the scene.

A full investigation is underway.

Truck accidents can be both physically and emotionally traumatic. If you’ve been involved in a a trucking accident in Douglas County, the Champaign area truck accident attorneys at Spiros Law can safeguard your rights and work hard in pursuit of a fair settlement for your injuries and expenses. Reach us today online for a free consultation.