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.