Motorists injured in Memorial Day crash


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CareFlight lands in the parking lot of Renewed Strength Church before airlifting trauma victims from the scene of Monday morning’s crash in Westville.

CareFlight lands in the parking lot of Renewed Strength Church before airlifting trauma victims from the scene of Monday morning’s crash in Westville.


Steve Stout | Urbana Daily Citizen

Urbana Fire Division and Champaign County Sheriff’s Office respond to a crash in Westville Monday morning.


Steve Stout | Urbana Daily Citizen

WESTVILLE – Two people were injured in a collision between a car and a motorcycle in the 4000 block of U.S Route 36 near state Route 560 at 10:21 a.m. Monday.

The trauma victims, motorcycle driver Matthew Hughes and his passenger Melissa Slaughter, were airlifted via CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. Information on their age, residences and conditions was not available.

The driver of the car, Clyde Cupps, was not injured but was cited by the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office for failure to yield.

Along with CareFlight, Urbana Fire Division and Champaign County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the scene.

CareFlight lands in the parking lot of Renewed Strength Church before airlifting trauma victims from the scene of Monday morning’s crash in Westville.
https://www.urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2017/05/web1_crash-1-2.jpgCareFlight lands in the parking lot of Renewed Strength Church before airlifting trauma victims from the scene of Monday morning’s crash in Westville. Steve Stout | Urbana Daily Citizen

Urbana Fire Division and Champaign County Sheriff’s Office respond to a crash in Westville Monday morning.
https://www.urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2017/05/web1_crash2-2.jpgUrbana Fire Division and Champaign County Sheriff’s Office respond to a crash in Westville Monday morning. Steve Stout | Urbana Daily Citizen

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