One person was injured in an accident that occurred 4 miles east of Altamont on Monday evening.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police, the accident occurred on I-70 westbound at miles post 86 at 7:48pm. The report states that a semi tractor-trailer driven by 55 year old, Eric J Zieba, of Portage, Indiana was traveling westbound on I-70 just west of the National Trail Rest Area. Zieba moved to the left lane due to a disabled semi on the right shoulder. Zieba then traveled off the roadway to the left, traveled into the center median, and the semi came to a rest rolled on its driver’s side. Zieba was transported to HSHS St Anthony’s Memorial Hospital.
Zieba was cited for improper lane usage.