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June 2, 2012

Westville man hurt in crash

DANVILLE — A Westville man was injured in a rollover accident Saturday on a ramp to Interstate-74.

Martin R. Cudney, 20, of Westville, a passenger, was taken to Provena United Samaritans Medical Center. His condition was not immediately known.

The driver, Donald Neikirk, 19, of Wayne City, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and improper lane usage, police said.

Illinois State Police said the car was traveling northbound on Illinois Route 1 at 2:53 p.m. Saturday and took the I-74 exit westbound.

The driver lost control of the vehicle, went into the right-hand ditch, overturned, and came to rest on its roof, police said. Cudney complained of head and neck injuries and was transported to Provena by Tilton Ambulance service.

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