Teen Injured in Dump Truck Accident at 2200 East and 1850 North near St. Joseph
Where: The accident occurred at the intersection of 2200 East and 1850 North near St. Joseph, Illinois.
What Happened: A dump truck allegedly struck a car that had just rolled away from a stop sign.
- Driver of car
- Driver of dump truck
- Passenger in dump truck
- Driver of car, 17, injured
On or about Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020, around 4:04 in the afternoon, an accident between a dump truck and a car sent a 17-year-old girl to the hospital. Authorities said the accident happened at the intersection of 2200 East and 1850 North just outside St. Joseph, Illinois.
Deputies from the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office said an as-of-yet unidentified 17-year-old girl was injured when her car was allegedly broadsided by a dump truck. The car had allegedly pulled away from a stop in a westbound direction when it was hit by the southbound dump truck.
Paramedics rushed the teen to Carle Foundation Hospital with life-threatening injuries. Two people in the dump truck did not report injuries after the accident.
Authorities hope to release the findings of their investigation as soon as they become available.
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