1 injured in single-vehicle crash

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CHAMPAIGN COUNTY - Illinois State Police say one person was injured in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 74 in Champaign County Tuesday morning.

This incident happened in the eastbound lanes of I-74, near mile post 194, at about 6:54 a.m.  Authorities say the preliminary investigation into the crash revealed that the driver of a GMC truck allegedly fell asleep behind the wheel, causing the truck to cross the eastbound lanes, strike the cable barriers, overturn three times, and strike the barriers again before coming to rest in the left lane.

Troopers say the driver was taken to a local hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in the crash.  This incident is under investigation by the Illinois State Police.  We will provide updates as they become available.

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