Two are hospitalized for injuries sustained after a single vehicle crash occurred along I-57 Northbound at milepost 232.5 in Champaign County, Tuesday, August 8th. According to Illinois State Police, preliminary details indicate Elisabeth A. Macfarlane, 20, of Mahomet, IL was southbound when her vehicle lost control and entered the median. It then overturned blocking both northbound lanes. Macfarlane and her passenger, Connor B. Thomas, 18, also of Mahomet, were both ejected; both were not wearing seat belts.
Both occupants were transported to an area hospital for treatment of injuries. Macfarlane was issued citations for improper lane usage and failure to wear a seat belt while Thomas was issued citations for illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor and failure to wear a seat belt. The traffic crash is still under investigation at this time.