Sheriffs Police investigated a single vehicle accident with injuries on New Year's Day in Prairie Green township. The driver, Waylon E. Henning(23) of Hoopeston, was traveling west bound on Indiana road 600S. Henning drove through the "T" intersection with Illinois road 3200E, striking the west ditch embankment and becoming airborne. The truck Henning was driving landed in a field and sustained major damage. Henning suffered injuries requiring Wellington / Greer Fire to extract him from the truck, Carle EMS transported Henning from the scene to Hoopeston Hospital for further treatment.
Henning was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and driving while license suspended.