One person was injured in an accident that occurred on I-70 eastbound, two miles east of Casey, on Tuesday afternoon.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police, 42 year old, Jason B. Griffith, of Oklahoma was traveling eastbound in the passing lane on I-70 in a semi. At the same time, 47 year old, Michael L. Young, of Florida was traveling in a car behind Griffith. In between Griffith and Young was an unknown vehicle. The unknown vehicle and Young switched lanes to the right lane and then passed Griffith, moving back into the left lane. Griffith changed lanes and struck Young’s vehicle’s rear end. Young lost control of the vehicle and left the roadway to the right. The vehicle then struck an embankment and overturned, coming to a rest on its top. Young was taken to Regional Hospital in Terre Haute for treatment.
Jason Griffith was ticketed for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.