Two hurt, one seriously, in crash on U.S. 20

2013-06-17T12:00:00Z 2013-06-17T20:30:30Z Two hurt, one seriously, in crash on U.S. 20Times Staff nwitimes.com
June 17, 2013 12:00 pm  • 

WESTCHESTER TOWNSHIP | Two people were injured, one seriously, in a head-on collision Sunday night.

Police said the accident occurred about 6:40 p.m. on U.S. 20, just east of Tremont Road.

According to the accident report, a westbound driver crossed the centerline and hit an eastbound driver head-on.

Both drivers were hurt. The driver of the westbound vehicle suffered internal injuries, a fractured pelvis and right fractured wrist. He was taken to Porter Regional Hospital and transferred to University of Chicago Hospital. Police are seeking charges of drunken driving and driving while suspended.

The eastbound driver suffered injury to his chest and right ankle. He was treated and released from Porter Regional Hospital.

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