Casey, IL — September 12, 2017, Carlos Salcedo Camarillos was injured as the result of an accident where his truck overturned off the highway.
According to reports released by the Illinois State Police, the incident happened along eastbound Interstate 70 just outside of town.
They reported that 57-year-old Camarillo, from El Paso, TX, was driving a tractor-trailer along the interstate. According to police, he dropped a cigarette while he was driving. He bent over to retrieve it, and the truck lost control.
The semi-trailer swerved onto the median where it overturned onto the driver’s side of the cab. Rescue crews were able to extract Camarillo from the wreckage and transport him to a nearby hospital. His injuries were not specified.
No further information is currently available.
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