A Neoga man was injured in an accident that occurred on I-70 E/B at milepost 62 in Fayette County at 2:48pm on Saturday.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police, 65 year old, Charles Moritz, of Neoga was traveling eastbound on I-70. At the same time, 30 year old, Caleb Price, of Pana was in the left lane passing Moritz. Moritz went over the center line and struck Price’s vehicle, causing both vehicles to traveling into the median. Moritz’s vehicle then veered back onto the interstate and struck a guard rail. The vehicle came to a rest high-centered on a bridge wall. Moritz was taken to Fayette County Hospital for treatment.
Charles Moritz was ticketed for improper lane usage.