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At least 1 injured in hit-and-run on Green St. in Champaign

Publish Date: 2023, 07, 03

CHAMPAIGN, IL – A man from Rantoul was arrested following a multi-vehicle crash with injuries near downtown Champaign last Saturday.

According to the News-Gazette, The crash occurred at about 7:30 p.m. at the intersection of Green Street and McKinley Avenue.

Witnesses told police a vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed when it ran a stop sign and struck another vehicle. The impact sent one of the vehicles into the year of a nearby residence.

There were injuries sustained by at least one person involved due to the crash, although the full extent of their injuries remains unclear at this time.

Both occupants of the at-fault vehicle attempted to flee officers on foot immediately following the crash. They were both taken into custody a short time later.

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