Three people were injured in an accident that occurred over the weekend, east of Martinsville.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police, on Saturday at 2:51pm an SUV being driven by 76 year old, Federico L Martinez, of Columbus, Ohio was traveling eastbound on I-70 at milepost 140. At the same time, a semi directly ahead of Martinez was being driven by 39 year old, Shawn N Fanbergt, of Mulvane, Kansas. The Martinez vehicle then struck the rear end of the Fanbergt vehicle. Three of Martinez’s passengers, 84 year old, Hernando L Martinez, 66 year old, Felicitas Martinez, and 63 year old, Paula Trejo, all of Columbus, Ohio were taken to Union Hospital in Terre Haute for treatment.
Federico Martinez was cited for failure to reduce to speed to avoid an accident.