Two women from Robinson were killed in an accident that occurred on Tuesday afternoon.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police District 10, the accident occurred on Illinois Route 130 Northbound at Champaign County Road 425N at 12:24pm. The report states that a vehicle driven by a 81 year old, male was traveling northbound on IL Route 130, approximately .25 miles north of Champaign County Road 400N when the vehicle exited the roadway and entered the ditch on the west side. The vehicle then struck a tree and came to a rest in the ditch facing east. The driver and a 55 year old, female passenger were taken to a local hospital. The driver was treated for non-life threatening injuries, while the two female passengers, a 78 year old and a 55 year old, were succumbed to their injuries.
All occupants were from Robinson. Identities are being withheld at this time. This crash is still under investigation by the Illinois State Police District 10.