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I-57 rollovers injure five people

Two cars collided and rolled over on Interstate 57 Sunday afternoon. Five people were treated at area hospitals. State police reported the accident happened south of Paxton.

32-year-old Lavette Montgomery of Champaign was southbound when her sport utility vehicle sideswiped a pickup truck in the lane next to hers.

Both cars rolled over and came to a rest in the median. A 13-year-old and 11-year-old girls in the car with Montgomery. Police report the pickup truck occupants were a Tolono woman and a Bethany woman.

All five were taken by ambulance to Carle Foundation Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Montgomery was issued a ticket for improper lane usage.

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