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Illinois State Police

Accident

Maurice O’Leary, 60, of Footsville, Wis., was charged with failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident following an accident at 8:06 a.m. Aug. 27 on the Interstate 180 northbound ramp onto Interstate 80 eastbound. O’Leary was driving a semi truck pulling a tanker which rolled over on the ramp. O’Leary was transported from the scene by helicopter to OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

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