With harvesting moving full speed ahead, law enforcement is urging everyone to make safety a top priority as farm vehicles make their way onto the highway. A major accident Wednesday on Route 16 involved farm equipment. Here are the details from the State Police.
LOCATION: Illinois Route 16 between Litchfield and Hillsboro, Montgomery County
DATE and TIME: September 27, 2023 at approximately 2:24 p.m.
BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Preliminary information indicates the following occurred: ISP Troop 8 responded to the location above for a report of four-vehicle head-on crash, involving a pickup truck that struck a piece of farm equipment. One person was transported by medical helicopter to an area hospital with serious injuries