A Kell man was injured in an accident that occurred on Maple Street at the intersection with US Hwy 40 in Montrose.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police, at 8:45am on Wednesday an oversized load semi tractor-trailer was attempting to turn from Hwy 40 onto Maple Street. A spotter for the semi, 61 year old, Darrell Eubanks, of Kell was standing at the stop sign on Maple Street directing the semi being driven by 52 year old, Scott Weems, of Salem. The driver’s side wheel of the trailer struck the stop sign, causing it to strike Eubanks. Eubanks was taken to HSHS St Anthony’s Memorial Hospital with a minor injury.
A citation for violation of permit was issued.