Semis Collide Along I-72
(BARRY)—A collision involving two semis on I-72 westbound at mile marker 34.5 results in a small fire in the median. Illinois State Police say a semi operated by 44 year old Michael Scranton of Barry failed to yield as he attempted to enter the westbound driving lanes from the shoulder at 2:15 Monday afternoon. Police reports say Scranton’s semi struck a semi driven by 44 year old Robert Trantina of Thawville Illinois causing it to go into the median and cross the eastbound lanes. Trantina’s semi caught fire. Scranton was issued a ticket following the crash.