Indiana truck driver treated and released in I-74 accident
OGDEN — An Indiana truck driver was injured in a single vehicle accident just east of Ogden early Friday.
Illinois State Police at Pesotumm said Gary A. Minatel, 56, of Plainfield, Ind., was driving east on Interstate 74 when his semitrailer tractor truck left the road, crossed through the median and the westbound lanes of the highway before coming to rest on its side in a field.
Minatel was treated and released for his injuries at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. The accident happened just before 2 a.m.
Minatel was ticketed for improper lane usage. Police said he was wearing a seat belt.