Illinois Man Gets Minor Injuries and Driving Charges In Tractor Trailer Crash

A Thursday afternoon accident involving a tractor-trailer has left an Illinois man with minor injuries and some legal troubles.

According to Troop H of the Highway Patrol at 1:56 P.M. Thursday 65-year-old Des Plaines, Illinois resident James Keane was driving a 2021 Volvo tractor-trailer eastbound on U.S. 36 Highway about a half-mile east of Cameron. He was reportedly trying to pull onto the shoulder of the highway but his vehicle traveled off the right side shoulder and overturned onto its passenger side.

Keane was reportedly wearing a seat belt at the time but still suffered minor injuries and was taken by Cameron Ambulance to Cameron Regional Medical Center for treatment.

The Highway Patrol also reports placing Keane under arrest at 2:15 P.M. on charges of misdemeanor driving while intoxicated and careless and imprudent driving.

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