CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - A teen went to a hospital for treatment after a crash near Champaign.
Authorities briefly moved I-74 westbound traffic down to one lane after the crash, which occurred near mile post 179.
Troopers said an unknown car was moving westbound on I-74 with a 2011 Chevrolet Malibu and 2018 Ford Escape. They said the unknown car abruptly braked to make a turn into the median crossover, causing the Ford driver to also brake.
According to a press release, the Chevrolet driver was not able to avoid striking the Escape and hit the rear of the vehicle.
A 16-year-old female from Danville was driving the Malibu. She went to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
All parties involved had seat belts on, per state police. Possible charges are pending as the investigation continues.
Interstate 74 westbound is down to one lane as state troopers respond to a multiple vehicle crash Monday afternoon.
It happened near milepost 179 near Champaign.
Drivers are warned to make room for emergency vehicles and use caution in that area.
There is no word yet on whether anyone was injured or exactly how many vehicles were involved.
WAND News will update this story as more information becomes available.