CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, IL-(Effingham Radio)- A Charleston woman was injured in an accident that occurred Tuesday morning in Champaign County.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police, the accident occurred at 10:51am on I-57 southbound.
The report states that a vehicle driven by 73 year old, Billie G York, of Fairfield was traveling northbound on I-57 when the vehicle suffered an equipment malfunction.
This caused York to lose control of the vehicle, traveling through the median, and coming to a rest partially in the southbound lanes.
At the same time, a vehicle driven by 28 year old, Tiara L Wyatt, of Charleston was traveling northbound behind the York vehicle and lost control while attempting to avoid colliding with the York vehicle.
The Wyatt vehicle then traveled through the median and into the southbound lanes, striking the trailer of a semi being driven by 74 year old, James S Dunn, of Millington, TN.
Wyatt was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.