One Injured in Crash Near Carmi Due to Icy Roads

One Injured in Crash Near Carmi Due to Icy Roads

CARMI – A two-vehicle injury crash was reported early Thursday morning near Carmi.

According to Illinois State Police (ISP), around 5:40 a.m. 38-year-old Damion J. Goben of Eldorado was driving his pickup truck southbound on Epworth Road, just north of County Road 350 North when he lost control due to heavy ice on the roadway, crossed the center boundary line and struck another pickup head-on going north in the same area driven by 55-year-old Dwayne L. Cunningham of Carmi.

Goben was taken by ambulance to an area hospital with minor injuries. Cunningham refused medical attention.

ISP said no further information will be released at this time.