FAYETTE COUNTY, IL-(Effingham Radio)- Two people were injured in a one-vehicle accident that occurred in Fayette County on Thursday.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police, the accident occurred on I-70 eastbound at milepost 53 at 10:40am.
The report states that a semi tractor-trailer driven by 26 year old, Jossie A Carranza Barrios, of Norwalk, California was traveling in the right lane of I-70 eastbound and was negotiating a curve when the front passenger side steer tire blew out.
Carranza Barrios was unable to negotiate the curve and left the roadway to the right, continuing down an embankment, and impacted a ditch.
Carranza Barrios and the passenger, 53 year old, Rafael G Santos, of Huntington Beach, California were taken to Fayette County Hospital for treatment.