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ISP investigating crash between two semis


The Illinois State Police is investigating a crash between two semis which caused property damage on I-57 northbound in Franklin County, Illinois on Tuesday, Dec. 22 at 10:32 a.m.

Travis J. Brown, 30, of Springfield, Missouri, and Roy G. Ward, 54, of Wartrace, Tennessee, were both driving northbound on I-57 at milepost 69.5.

Ward began to slow down because of traffic congestion ahead of him. Brown failed to slow down and ran into the back of Ward's vehicle.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts.

Northbound traffic was down to one lane for approximately two hours after the accident.

Brown was charged with failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash.

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