Woman Injured in Multi-Vehicle Semi-Truck Crash on I-70 in Effingham County, IL

January 28, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Patricia Brown
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Illinois State Police
Vehicles Involved
Direction Traveled
Injuries Sustained

Undisclosed injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Semi-Truck rear ended two other semi-trucks before becoming disabled in a lane

Victims Transported To
HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital

What Happened

Illinois State Police are investigating a crash that injured one driver on I-70 in Effingham County, IL on January 28th, 2019. Police say 31-year-old Patricia Brown was injured when the semi-truck she was driving rear-ended two other semi-trucks. Brown was transported to an area hospital with undisclosed injuries. She was later charged with following too closely and failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash.

Request a Police Report

Get Police Report

Already have the police report? You might need an "Open Records Packet"

If that's not enough information, you might need an Open Records Packet. An ORP is essentially all evidence that the authorities have collected. It usually contains photos, witness statements, measurements, and more and goes way beyond the police report.