What: Overturned truck tractor livestock hauler with lane
Where: Interstate 155 northbound, milepost 8
When: Oct. 29, 1:34 a.m.
Vehicles: 2013 Freightliner truck tractor, 2010 Merritt
Driver: Ryan W. Laughead, 30, Chrisman
Preliminary: On Monday at approximately 1:34 a.m., a truck
tractor livestock hauler was traveling northbound on Interstate 155
near milepost 8. The driver of the vehicle became distracted and
traveled off the right side of the roadway into a grass ditch. The
driver attempted to steer the vehicle back onto the roadway;
however, as he did so, the vehicle overturned onto its side,
blocking both northbound lanes.
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The uninjured livestock were offloaded onto another truck tractor
livestock trailer and transported to their destination.
Charge: The driver of the vehicle was cited for improper lane
All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court
[Text from file received from Illinois
State Police District 9]