Traffic Accident (PD)
Time of Call: 1:35 PM
Date of Call: 2-3-2022
Location: City of Hoopeston: Water Building: 425 W Main St
Unit 1: 2019 Ford Truck City of Hoopeston, driver: Colin M Carswell (M) (27)
Unit 2: Parked 2021 Chevy Truck Owner: Richard Cappellano of Hoopeston
Details: Unit 1 was backing from the Water Department Garage Bay, Striking Unit 2 in the grill area.
Both units insured, No Injuries, Unit 1 no damage, Unit 2 was driven away.
Traffic Accident H22-0461
Location: 700 block of W Orange St.
Unit 1: 2010 Chevrolet Equinox Driven by George Casillas (M) (53) of Watseka
Unit 2: 2007 Chevrolet Suburban Driven by Gary Fink (M) (43) of Hoopeston
Cited: Unit 1 George Casillas was cited for no valid driver’s license and operating an uninsured vehicle.
Details: Driver of Unit 1 pulled out in front of Unit 2. Unit 2 hit Unit 1 in the driver’s side. George Casillas he driver of Unit 1 was cited and given a Vermilion County Court date.
Location: 4200 N Rd/1700 E Rd
Details: Hoopeston, Wellington, Rossville and East Lynn/Rankin fire departments along with HPD and Arrow Ambulance were dispatched to the report of a structure fire. One patient was
transported to the hospital. The fire is still under investigation.