Help, Support, and Contact Information:

WHPO Radio | 101 Country

Local News & Information

Hoopeston Police Department Report

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Tuesday, December 31,2013

Traffic Accident H13-7106 Cade
Date & Time: December 31, 2013 9:02am
Location: 900 block S. Dixie Hwy (Just south of Route 1 & 9 intersection)
Unit 1: 2007 Chevrolet Silverado pickup driven by Richard D. Samet (69) of Hoopeston
Unit 2: 2005 Mazda 6 driven by John Spezia (63) of Danville
Details: Driver of Unit 1 was south bound on Route 1 and attempted to make a left hand
turn into the business lot on the east side of the highway when he struck Unit 2
who was north bound on Route 1.  Driver of Unit 2 was taken by Arrow ambulance
to Hoopeston Hospital where he was then airlifted to Carle Hospital in Urbana.
Driver of Unit 1 uninjured.  Driver 1 issued a citation for Failure To Yield While
Turning Left.  Both units insured.

Traffic Accident H13-7110 Cade
Time & Date: December 31, 2013     12:26pm
Location: Main St & S Dixie Hgwy Hoopeston
Unit 1: 2003 Jeep Liberty driven by Robert E East of Danville (59) (M)
Property Damage:    Emily Burton Reality Sign.
Details: At the above time and date, Hoopeston Police was called to the scene for the
accident.  Upon further investigation it was determined that Robert East was
operating the Jeep while his license was suspended.  Mr. East was cited for
the violation with court date set in Danville



Back to News