The Following Preliminary Information is Being Released by Illinois State Police District 10:
WHAT: Traffic Crash (Personal injury) with lane blockage
WHERE: I-74 W/B at M. P. 199 (Vermilion)
WHEN: Thursday, 11/13/14, at approximately 6:11 pm
VEHICLES: Black 1999 Chevrolet Silverado pick-up truck
DRIVERS: 1) Male, 64, Fithian
PASSENGERS: Male, 11, Fithian
PRELIMINARY: The Chevrolet Silverado was westbound on I-74 at milepost 199. The driver lost control of the vehicle on a patch of ice on the roadway. Chevrolet Silverado traveled off the roadway and into the median. The front fender of the vehicle struck the median wires and came to rest partially in the left lane. Recent snow flurries created icy conditions on the roadway.
TRANSPORTS: The driver and passenger were transported to an area hospital with minor injuries.
SEATBELTS: Seatbelts were worn