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Police seek info re: single-vehicle crash, shooting in Champaign

Publish Date: 2023, 01, 24

CHAMPAIGN, IL – No injuries have been reported so far in a crash involving one vehicle that happened Saturday night in west Champaign, reports The News-Gazette.

The incident happened around 7:45 p.m. near the intersection of Mattis Avenue and Stonegate Drive, which is just west of the Champaign Country Club.

It’s still unclear how the crash occurred, but police say a vehicle collided with a fire hydrant and a light pole. The occupants of the vehicle fled the scene. Authorities say the incident also involved a shooting.

A full investigation is underway. Anyone with information or tips to share about the crash or the shooting can contact the Champaign Police Department.

If you’ve been hurt in a car accident in Champaign County, speaking with an attorney can help you better understand your legal options. The Champaign area car accident attorneys at Spiros Law can review the evidence and help you pursue a fair settlement for your injuries and crash-related expenses. Reach us today online for a free consultation.