Two people hurt in Interstate 74 accident

Two people hurt in Interstate 74 accident

URBANA — Two people were reported injured in a two-vehicle accident east of Urbana on Tuesday morning.

According to a state police report, Jonah L. Lawhead, 32, of St. Joseph was driving slowly west in a construction zone on Interstate 74 about 3 miles east of Urbana when his vehicle was rear-ended by a semitrailer driven by Terry A. Pitts, 49, of Danville at 6:48 a.m. Tuesday.

Lawhead's vehicle landed in a ditch, with the semitrailer landing on the shoulder of the road.

Lawhead and a passenger, Kelsey L. Lawhead, 27, of St. Joseph, were both reported injured, but both of them refused treatment, according to police.

Pitts was not injured.

Police ticketed Pitts for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

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use er name wrote on October 09, 2012 at 11:10 pm

Rear ended by the semitrailer, not the tractor/truck?

Was the truck being operated in reverse on the Interstate?

Perhaps more attention to detail would yield greater results in subsciption sales. OR just keep up the ads telling us that the NG is "worth paying for".

My last post (on bike laws) disappeared so not holding out much hope on this one...

perhaps we need ads telling us that bike lanes are "worth paying for"

jdmac44 wrote on October 10, 2012 at 8:10 am

Oh relax.  Life's too short.