An El Paso, Texas man was injured in an accident that occurred on I-70 E/B, 1 mile west of Casey at 11:50pm on Tuesday.
According to a press release from the Illinois State Police, 57 year old, Carlos Salcedo Camarillo was traveling eastbound on I-70. Camarillo told Police that he had dropped a cigarette and was attempting to grab it when he lost control of the semi that he was driving. The semi then entered the median, and as Camarillo attempted to steer the semi back onto the roadway, it overturned and came to a rest in the median on its drivers side. Camarillo was taken to HSHS St Anthony’s Memorial Hospital for treatment.
Camarillo was cited for improper lane usage.