Two hurt in Edgar County crash
Two people were injured in a one-vehicle crash early Monday in Edgar County.
According to state police, Donald Eugene Calloway, 62, of Trenton, Fla., was driving north on Illinois 1 near Road 2800 N in Edgar County about 6:10 a.m., when his Chevrolet van left the road to the east, traveled about 150 feet in the ditch, hit an embankment for a field entrance and went airborne before coming to a stop in the ditch.
Calloway was taken to Provena United Samaritans Medical Center in Danville, as was his passenger, Justin Arthur Calloway, 18. Their conditions were unavailable.
Justin Calloway told police that Donald Calloway was focusing on a GPS device before the crash.
Both men were wearing seat belts.
Donald Calloway was ticketed for improper lane usage.
Assisting at the accident scene were the Edgar County sheriff's department, Ridge Farm police, Chrisman firefighters and Northern Edgar County EMS.