1 taken to hospital after crash involving semi on snow covered US 45

1 taken to hospital after crash involving semi on snow covered US 45
According to Illinois State Police District 13 in Carmi, it happened on US 45 at Muddy Road at 6:55 p.m. (Source: KFVS)

SALINE COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - A 70-year-old driver from Eldorado, Illinois was taken to an area hospital after a crash involving a semi truck in Saline County on Friday, January 12.

According to Illinois State Police District 13 in Carmi, it happened on US 45 at Muddy Road at 6:55 p.m.

Ida M. Haney, 70, of Eldorado was headed southbound and lost control of a Cadillac SRX on the snow covered road before traveling into the northbound lane hitting a Peterbuilt semi truck.

Haney was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

The driver of the semi, Eddy J. Debose, 53, of Carmi was not injured.

Haney was cited for traveling too fast for conditions, according to ISP.

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