Two people hurt in crash in rural Hammond

Two people hurt in crash in rural Hammond

RURAL HAMMOND — Two people were injured in a two vehicle crash on Thursday afternoon in rural Hammond.

According to a state police report, Andrea N. Ray, 22, who listed an address in Pesotum, was driving east on U.S. 36 about a quarter mile west of Piatt County Road 400 E when her vehicle crossed over the center line and crashed into a vehicle driven by Tena L. Combs, 62, who listed an address in Atwood, at 4:31 p.m. Thursday.

Combs was airlifted to Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, and Ray was taken by ambulance to Carle, where both of them were treated for non-life threatening injuries.

No information was available on their conditions on Thursday night.

A six-year-old passenger in Combs’ vehicle from Maroa who was not identified by police was not injured, according to the report.

Ray told police she may have fallen asleep because she was tired.

Police ticketed Ray for improper lane usage and no insurance.

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