The Illinois State Police report says the driver of the
car suffered minor injuries but required no treatment at the scene.
The report says the car and truck collided on the Kickapoo Creek
bridge after the car struck a guardrail and then collided with the
A puncture to the truck's fuel tank required a
hazmat team to be called for cleanup of the 100-some-gallon spill.
Emergency units responded from the Illinois State Police,
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Illinois Emergency
Management Agency, Logan County Emergency Management Agency, Logan
County Sheriff’s Department, Illinois Department of Transportation,
Lincoln Police Department, Lincoln Rural Fire Department, Atlanta
Fire Department, Bloomington Fire Department hazmat team and the
Lincoln hazmat team..
The cause of the accident is still unknown and the names of the
drivers have not been released.