Urbana - One of the two women pedestrians who was hit by a pickup truck on the University of Illinois Campus on Wednesday died.
The crash happened around 10 am Wednesday morning. Police say Willie Craft, 58, was driving the full size pickup truck. Craft was driving southbound he left the roadway several times driving across a sidewalk, striking street signs and an occupied vehicle in traffic. when he reached the 1100 block of Lincoln Avenue he jumped a curb, striking the women.
The second woman's injuries were not life-threatening. She is still being treated at Carle Foundation Hospital.
Lincoln Avenue remained closed from Nevada to Pennsylvania Avenue until shortly after 2:30p.m., while police were investigating.
Evangelist Franklin Graham prayed on a sidewalk outside the Pentagon Thursday after his invitation to a prayer service inside was withdrawn because of comments that insulted people of other religions. More>>
KEEP YOUR FAMILY SAFE WITH A NOAA WEATHER ALERT MONITOR WAND 17 has partnered with Midland Radio Corporation in offering NOAA Weather Alert Monitors. These monitors are available for sale in SchnucksMore >>
The Season of Change from winter to summer can bring dangerous severe weather. That's why StormCenter 17 is dedicating our weather resources to keep your family safe. Through the coming months you willMore >>