UPDATE: Mahomet man, woman seriously injured in I-57 rollover

UPDATE: Mahomet man, woman seriously injured in I-57 rollover

Update 4:40 p.m.:

SAVOY —  A man and woman from Mahomet were taken to an area hospital following a single-car rollover early Tuesday on Interstate 57 near Savoy.

Twenty-year-old Elisabeth A. Macfarlane, who was driving south on I-57 near the Curtis Road exit, and her passenger, 18-year-old Connor B. Thomas, were both ejected from the car in the crash that occurred about 1:30 a.m., according to Illinois State Police.

Neither was wearing a seat belt, state police said. They were both seriously injured and taken to Carle Foundation Hospital. As of Tuesday afternoon, Thomas was in critical condition, and no condition report was available for Macfarlane.

Macfarlane was driving a Toyota Solara south when she lost control, went through the median, overturned and landed in the northbound lanes, state police said.

Macfarlane was issued citations for improper lane usage and failure to wear a seat belt, state police said. Thomas was issued citations for failure to wear a seat belt and illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor.

The crash remains under investigation.

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SAVOY — A man and woman from Mahomet were taken to an area hospital following a single-car rollover near Savoy early Tuesday.

Illinois State Police Master Sgt. Jeff Denning said a 20-year-old woman who was driving south on Interstate 57 near Curtis Road and her 18-year-old male passenger were both ejected from the car in a crash that occurred about 1:30 a.m.

Denning said preliminary information is that neither was wearing a seatbelt. Both were seriously injured and taken to Carle Foundation Hospital, he said.

Denning said the woman was driving a Toyota Solara south when she lost control, went through the median, overturned and landed in the northbound lanes. Denning said the interstate was shut down briefly while the accident site was cleared.

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