Champaign man injured in accident on Interstate 57

Champaign man injured in accident on Interstate 57

CHAMPAIGN — A Champaign man was injured in a single-vehicle accident Sunday afternoon on Interstate 57.

According to a police report, Thomas J. Behrensmeyer, 69, of Champaign was driving a car south on I-57 approaching milepost 236 west of Champaign at 3:27 p.m. Sunday when he lost consciousness due to health conditions.

The vehicle entered the median, rolled over and came to rest on its wheels.

The Champaign Fire Department extricated Behrensmeyer from the vehicle.

Behrensmeyer was taken to Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, where he was listed in fair condition on Monday night.