Champaign Co. Crash Report – 1 hurt, 1 dead after head-on crash in Champaign

Crash Report – Interstate 57, 

Champaign, IL

Report ID: 2022 Jan. 6

NCIC#: Unknown

OFFICER ID#: Unknown

Traffic Unit 1: Semi-truck

Traffic Unit 2: Ford Focus 

Occupants: 2

Injuries/Fatalities: Yes

Vehicle Damage (If Any): Unknown

Property Damage (other than vehicles): Unknown

Road Surface Condition: Dry

Manner of Crash Impact (Single Vehicle, Angle, Left Turn, Rear-End, Head-On, Sideswipe, U-Turn, Other, Unknown): Head-on crash

Location of Pedestrian/Cyclist (If Any): N/A


One was injured, and one died following a head-on crash on Interstate 57 in Champaign around 3 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 6. Illinois State Police said the driver of Traffic Unit 1 traveled northbound when for reasons unknown, went over the southbound lanes. As a result, he collided head-on with the driver of Traffic Unit 2. The driver of Traffic Unit 2 sustained unspecified injuries and was taken to a hospital. The driver of the Traffic Unit succumbed to fatal injuries. 

The following sample contains details provided by WCIA and is NOT intended to be used as an official Illinois accident report. Your Champaign crash report is important to have as you prepare to file a claim with your insurance company or seek legal aid from a Champaign County car accident lawyer. 

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