News

Accident Leaves State Trooper Injured

Accident Leaves State Trooper Injured

Photo: Newsradio WTAX

An unmarked Illinois State Police SUV was responding to a call near South Grand and Dirksen Parkway was broadsided by another vehicle.  The ISP vehicle was turned over and ended up on its roof.

The accident took place just after 3pm Monday afternoon

Both the trooper, Bryce Benton, 32, of Springfield, and the other driver, Vicki Gordon, 59, of Macon, were taken to a local hospital with what is being described as non-life threatening injuries.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

Recent Headlines

in Music

John Mayer to tour with Grateful Dead members

johnmayer

Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Mickey Hart, and Bill Kreutzmann are reuniting under the official group name this July and rumor has it that Mayer is joining them.

in Music

Warhol’s take on Bob Dylan, Lou Reed to be shown in Times Square

bobdylan

Andy Warhol's short films featuring the music legends will be screened on a big billboard in the Big Apple.

in Entertainment, Sports

Bruce Jenner: ‘I am a woman’

brucejenner

The retired Olympic champion confirmed long-running speculation suggesting he is transitioning from male to female.