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Chillicothe woman injured in crash on I-74

UPDATED 9:45 p.m. Thursday

CHAMPAIGN — A Chillicothe woman was reported injured in a two-vehicle crash at the Interstate 74-Interstate 57 interchange late Thursday afternoon.

12-year-old hit by car on Prospect

UPDATED 5 p.m. Tuesday

CHAMPAIGN— Police said a 12-year-old boy was treated at an area hospital and released after being injured when he was hit by a vehicle in Champaign on Tuesday afternoon.

Champaign Police spokeswoman Rene Dunn said the vehicle hit the boy at 3:11 p.m. in the 800 block of North Prospect Avenue, which is between Harvard and Tremont streets.

Two injured in rural crash

HOMER — Two men were injured in a two-vehicle collision at a rural intersection in eastern Champaign County Wednesday morning.

Illinois State Police at Pesotum said the collision between a pickup truck and a car happened at 7:25 a.m. at the intersection of Illinois 49 and the Homer Lake Road.

Champaign official faces DUI charge

SAVOY — The city engineer for Champaign is due in court in mid-December after having been arrested Sunday night for driving under the influence of alcohol after two collisions in Savoy.

Trucker hospitalized after crash of two semis

UPDATED 7:05 p.m.

CHAMPAIGN— A Tennessee man was hospitalized following a two-vehicle accident that snarled traffic on Interstate 57 for several hours late Monday afternoon.

Driver cited for DUI in Champaign collision

CHAMPAIGN — Two men were listed in fair condition late Thursday morning at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, and one of them was ticketed for DUI and disobeying a traffic signal, after a collision Wednesday afternoon in Champaign.

Student has minor injuries in truck-bike collision in Georgetown

GEORGETOWN — A young boy on a bike sustained minor injuries after being hit by the driver of a pickup truck in Georgetown Tuesday morning.

Georgetown Police Chief Whitney Renaker said the accident happened at 7:30 a.m. at Eighth and North Main streets.

An elementary school student was riding his bike and apparently came out into traffic and was sideswiped by a pickup truck.

Woman still hospitalized after bike accident

MAHOMET — A rural Mahomet woman remained hospitalized in fair condition Wednesday after a bicycle accident Sunday evening.

No serious injuries in four-car wreck in Urbana

URBANA — No one was seriously injured in a four-vehicle wreck Wednesday afternoon in Urbana that blocked traffic for about a half hour.

Urbana police Lt. Bob Fitzgerald said Lee Edward Thornton, 23, of Bondville, was driving his car west in the 1100 block of East University Avenue about 3:45 p.m. when he apparently didn't notice a car in front of him that had slowed to make a turn.

Truck driver ticketed in I-57 crash

CHAMPAIGN — A truck driver who ran into the back of another truck in a construction zone on Interstate 57 was ticketed Tuesday for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

No injuries were reported.