Two hurt in collision at Bloomington Road, Mattis Avenue
CHAMPAIGN — Two people were injured Monday in a two-vehicle collision at Bloomington Road and Mattis Avenue just before noon.
Dale W. Wachtel, 79, of Shumway was driving a 2006 Ford Explorer north on Mattis approaching the intersection at 11:48 a.m. At the same time, Maryanne L. Adams, 80, of Champaign was driving a 2000 Lincoln Town Car south, according to police.
Champaign police spokeswoman Rene Dunn said Wachtel turned west at Bloomington Road in front of Adams. The two vehicles collided; Wachtel's rolled over.
Adams was treated for injuries at the scene and released. Dunn said Wachtel, who was conscious and alert, was taken to Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, but the hospital had no record of him.
Wachtel was ticketed for failure to yield turning left. Shumway is a village northwest of Effingham.