News

ATV Accident: Investigation Continues

ATV Accident:  Investigation Continues

Photo: Associated Press, Newsradio WTAX

Investigators in Springfield are still trying to determine what caused an ATV accident earlier this week that injured two people.

Twenty-one-year-old Cody Ballard was driving the all-terrain vehicle on a bike trail on the city’s western edge when the accident took place.

According to Sangamon County Sheriff Neil Williamson, Ballard was in critical condition Saturday in the intensive care unit of Memorial Medical Center after undergoing surgery.

Also injured in the accident was 19-year-old Eileen Brown.

Recent Headlines

in Election 2014, Local

Rauner Tied to Medicaid Fraud, Vallas Says

Fresh
medicaid

He's not involved, spokesman says

in Local

Enough Rain Already, State Corn Farmers Could Say

Fresh
crops

It's too late to do anything for corn except delay harvest

in Local

Deal with 186 Teachers in Reach

school board headquarters

Springfield School District teachers have struck a tentative deal on a one-year contract

in Election 2014, Local

Slottag Seeks Ward 8 Seat; Theilen Alleges Political Meddling

municipalcenter

A familiar name is running for Springfield City Council.

in Election 2014, Local

Rauner: Quinn Needs Patronage

Bruce Rauner (R), Pat Quinn

Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner wants everyone hired under patronage rules at the Illinois Department of Transportation, but given non-patronage, work to be fired.