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Illinois Crash Injures Wayland Man

Posted: Friday, November 20th, 2015 at 6:25 am
Author: Tom Goodsite, KCII News

A Wayland man was injured in a one vehicle crash Thursday morning near Moline, Illinois. The crash occurred on I-74 at the I-280 ramp.

Twenty-nine-year-old Jonathon McElroy was transported to a Moline hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  The Illinois State Police say McElroy’s truck was traveling on the ramp from I-74 east to I-280 west, when he lost control, the truck went off the road into a ditch and caused it to roll onto the driver’s side. The crash caused his load, approximately 25 hogs, to be released. Traffic on the ramp was shutdown for a time to allow for recovery and capture of the animals.

Illinois State Police, Moline Fire, Moline Police and the Illinois Department of Transportation responded to the scene.