Illinois State Police

Accident

Leonilo Pineda-Amaya, 35, of Denver, Colo., and Jeffrey D. Crowe, 48, of Prophetstown were involved in a two-vehicle accident at 8:37 a.m. July 31 on Interstate 80, eastbound at Mile Post 56. Amaya was entering Interstate 80 from Route 26 when Amaya failed to yield and struck the 2006 International tractor/trailer driven by Crowe, causing it to travel into the center median and become stuck. There were no injuries reported. Amaya was ticketed for failure to yield.