Vandalia, IL -(Effingham Radio)- A wreck that took place on Monday evening resulted in one person taking a trip to the hospital.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police the accident took place around 6 PM, on July, 30th, 2018.
The report also states that the accident happened on I-70 E/B at MP-61 (Exit Ramp) Vandalia, Illinois.
A preliminary investigation shows that a vehicle driven by 45 year old, Benjamin Morris Ray, of Vandalia, IL was traveling East on I-70; at the milepost 61 exit ramp.
Ray was distracted from outside of the vehicle and did not see the semi stopped near the top of the ramp, driven by 42 year old, Jeremy Don Dutton, of Washington, AR.
Ray struck the rear of the Dutton vehicle and was transported by EMS to the Fayette County Hospital with minor injuries.
45 year old, Benjamin Morris Ray, of Vandalia was ticketed for Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident.