COLCHESTER — A two-vehicle accident on Tuesday morning sent a Colchester, Ill. resident to an area hospital.


Illinois State Police responded to an accident at about 11 a.m. on Illinois Route 336 near County Road 050 East in McDonough County. The Colchester man was behind the wheel of a 2008 Chevrolet Truck when he changed lanes and collided with a semi-truck driver from Missouri, according to their investigation.


Both motorists were traveling westbound when the accident occurred. After the contact, the semi-truck driver, 33, crossed the center median and came to a stop in the eastbound lane. The Colchester man, 70, came to a stop in the center median and was later issued a citation for improper lane usage.


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