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Pickup strikes semi on I-57 near Willard Airport, injuring 1

Publish Date: 2023, 06, 19

CHAMPAIGN, IL – One person was sent to the hospital early Sunday morning when the pickup he was riding in struck a semi-truck near Willard Airport.

According to WCIA, a pickup truck was towing an RV in the northbound lanes of I-57 near County Road 1100 North when it was passed by a semi-truck. The driver of the pickup then lost control and sideswiped the semi before overturning.

An unidentified passenger of the pickup was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The other individuals involved in the incident declined medical treatment at the crash site.

The northbound lanes of the interstate were closed for some time following the crash. All lanes reopened by 4:44 a.m.

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