Two people were injured as a result of a car accident on South Staley Road in Champaign.
According to a local news source, the accident occurred as an 86-year-old man was backing out of his private driveway and he failed to see an oncoming truck. The 51-year-old truck driver attempted to swerve out of the way of the car, but the 86-year-old still collided into him.
The collision caused the truck to be pushed into oncoming traffic where he was struck by a northbound car. The 86-year-old driver and 51-year-old driver were transported to Carle Foundation Hospital in order to be treated. The driver of the third vehicle was uninjured.
Car accidents can cause serious injury to all involved. If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of another driver’s negligence, contact the Danville car accident lawyers of Spiros Law, P.C., by calling (217) 443-4343.