Crash causes multiple injuries

Staff report

WOODSTOCK – A two-vehicle crash on the county’s east side caused multiple injuries over the weekend.

According to the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office, on Saturday at 7:25 p.m., Champaign Countywide Communication Center received a 911 call reference to a two-vehicle auto accident with serious injuries which occurred at the intersection of U.S. Highway 36 at State Route 559. Mechanicsburg Fire & EMS, Northeast Champaign County Fire District, Allen Township from Union County, Urbana Fire & EMS along with Champaign County sheriff’s deputies responded to the location. At the scene a red 2010 Toyota Corolla had been traveling north bound on State Route 559 and failed to stop at the stop sign. A 2011 Gray Ford Fusion was traveling west bound on U.S. Highway 36 and struck the Toyota. Both vehicles sustained heavy damage. CareFlight responded to the location and transported the driver of the Toyota to Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. The driver was the only occupant in the Toyota Corolla. Three persons from the Ford Fusion were transported to Mercy Memorial Hospital in Urbana for treatment.

The sheriff’s office had not yet released identities of those involved in the crash as of Sunday morning.

Champaign County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Multi County Crash Investigation Team. The auto accident is still under investigation by crash team investigators.

Staff report

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