DIETERICH, IL -(Effingham Radio)- Last night at approximately 10:24 pm first responders were called to 2300th Street ½ mile north of Co. Road 500th Avenue (4.5 miles south of Dieterich) following a single vehicle accident.
ISP confirmed that Levi G. Lidy, 22, Dieterich, IL was traveling south when he veered onto the shoulder.
At the time of the accident Lidy attempted to get back onto the roadway but over corrected before skidding into a ditch.
The vehicle then overturned and struck a utility pole before coming to a complete stop.
Immediately following the accident the driver was transported via helicopter to Carle Foundation Hospital in Champaign,
Lidy was also charged with:
- Improper Lane Usage
- Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident
- Failure to Wear a Seat Belt
- Illegal Transportation of Open Alcohol
- Operation of Uninsured Motor Vehicle
- Reckless Driving