WSILTV.com is reporting that 24 year old Ullin resident Devon Antwaun, was hurt yesterday afternoon by a semi-truck colliding into his vehicle. The accident occurred on Interstate 57 in Pulaski County near Milepost 12 and at approximately 1:30PM
The Illinois State Police state that Antwaun had pulled his vehicle over to the right shoulder when it began to overheat. Miami resident Jorge Puig-Campos, 61, driving a semi-truck, drove onto the right shoulder and hit Antwaun’s vehicle.
Antwaun was received by a local hospital. Puig-Campos was ticketed for improper driving on the shoulder.
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