A woman was injured on Tuesday after she was rear-ended in a car accident on Interstate 74.
According to Illinois State Police, the accident occurred Tuesday at 7:15 a.m. near Danville when a woman was traveling west and traffic began to slow. The woman’s car also slowed and she was then struck from behind.
The 24-year-old woman was ticketed in the incident for failure to reduce speed in order to avoid an accident. There is no word on the 28-year-old woman’s condition, but she was taken to Carle Foundation Hospital in order to be treated.
A 5-year-old girl remains in critical condition after the car she was riding in was struck at a Champaign intersection on Monday morning.
According to police officials, the accident occurred at the intersection of Fourth Street and University Avenue when a 20-year-old driver struck an SUV. The impact of this crash caused the SUV to flip and roll into a third vehicle before coming to stop.
The 20 year-old female driver along with the two children riding in the SUV were transported to the hospital to be treated. The driver and a 2-year-old child were later released. No citations have been given at this time.
Car accidents can cause serious injury to all involved. Our thoughts are with the young child during her recovery.