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Police/Fire Reports

Semis collide due to slick roads

LASALLE — Two semitrailers traveling on Interstate 39 on April 4, collided due to slick road conditions.

According to Illinois State Police District 17, a semi driven by Victor Christman of Gibson City was traveling northbound in the right lane near mile marker 49.5 around 5:15 a.m. when Christman lost control and the semi entered the left lane of the northbound traffic.

Christman’s semi was stuck by a Freightliner semitrailer driven by James Rhoades, 45, of Black River Falls, Wis. Citations are pending.

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