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ISP TRAFFIC CRASH ALERT

The Following Preliminary Information is Being Released by Illinois State Police District 10:
WHAT: Personal Injury Traffic Crash
WHERE: I-74 W/B milepost 210, Vermilion County
WHEN: Saturday, May 20, 2017, 3:32 pm
VEHICLES: Unit 1: 1999 Freightliner and livestock semi-trailer
DRIVERS: Unit 1: Robbie L. Miller, M, 46, Flemingsburg, KY
PASSENGERS: N/A
PRELIMINARY: Unit 1 was traveling westbound on Interstate 74 at milepost 210 in the left lane.
Unit 1 driver drove off the roadway into the median. The driver lost control of the truck tractor/semitrailer
and it overturned onto its driver’s side. The semi-trailer was loaded with cattle. Damages to the
semi-trailer allowed for the cattle to free themselves. The cattle removed themselves from the interstate to
a nearby field where they were later corralled. Area Veterinarians were called to the scene to treat injured
cattle. A few cattle had to be euthanized due to their injuries.
TRANSPORTS: Unit 1 driver transported to an area hospital where he was treated and released.
SEATBELTS: Yes
CHARGES: Unit 1 driver was cited for Improper Lane Usage
All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law

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