31-year-old Shane WB Elder, of Olney, was airlifted to Carle Hospital in Urbana following a crash early Friday morning.
Reports say that Elder was traveling north on Illinois Route 130, 5 miles south of Newton, in a garbage truck when he failed to negotiate a curve causing him to lose control of the truck. The vehicle continued across an embankment and stuck three separate Agri-Implements of Husbandry before coming to rest some 524 feet away from the road.
Elder sustained injuries and was airlifted to Carle Hospital in Urbana for treatment. He is charged with Improper Lane Usage, Failure to Reduce