One person was injured in an accident that occurred in Clark County at approximately 10:45am on Tuesday.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police, 54 year old, Manuel Bolanos, of Houston, Texas was traveling westbound on Interstate 70 at milepost 135 in Clark County. At the same time, 47 year old, Gilberto Tizon Solis, of Farmersville, Texas was traveling eastbound on Interstate 70. Bolanos’ dual tire on the driver’s side 2nd axle came off the semi. The tire crossed the median and entered the eastbound lanes. Solis’ semi struck the loose tire and he lost control of the rig. Solis left the highway and struck a tree. Solis’ passenger, 47 year old, Rogelio J. Solis Juviel, of Naples, Florida was asleep in the berth at the time of the accident. The accident caused Juviel to be knocked out of the berth. He was transported to Union Hospital in Terre Haute for treatment.
Manuel Bolanos was charged with wheel fasteners loose/missing.