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Semi overturns on I-72, two injured

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PIKE COUNTY, Il. (WGEM) -- Illinois State Police said two people were injured after a tractor trailer traveling westbound on Interstate 72 in Pike County, Illinois, overturned Sunday morning.

Police said driver Roberta Montenegro Perrusquia, 43, from Victorville, California, overcorrected while negotiating the curve at milepost 4 and overturned on the right side of the road.

Perrusquia and the 49-year-old passenger, Ronald Whalen of Palm Bay, Florida, were transported by ambulance to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police said.

No additional injuries were reported.

Charity Bell

Multimedia Journalist at WGEM

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