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Pickup/Semi Crash Sends a Latham Resident to the Hospital

A crash between a pickup and a semi has sent one to the hospital. This morning around 7:12, 28-year-old Kyle C Wright of Latham was stopped at a stop sign in his pickup on Meridian road at the intersection with Illinois Route 121.  49 year-old Charles D Neuman of Delavan was south bound in his semi-struck on IL. Rte. 121.  Wright did not see Neuman and proceeded into the intersection to continue east on Meridian road.  The front of Nueman’s semi struck the driver’s side of Wright.  The collision knocked Wright into the ditch on the west side of Route 121, where it overturned onto its top.  Neuman drove into a field on the east side of Route 121 where it came to rest facing south. Both men received major damage to their vehicles.  Wright was removed from the vehicle by the Logan County Rescue Squad and transported to St. John’s hospital in Springfield with non-life threatening injuries.  Neuman was not injured. Wright was issued a citation for failure to yield.

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