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Henry County crash involving semi sends 18-year-old man to hospital

Police say an 18-year-old man from Geneseo was driving a Honda Accord and crossed over in the opposite direction, hitting a 29-year-old Cambridge man in a semi.

HENRY COUNTY, Ill. — An 18-year-old man was airlifted to a hospital following a crash with a semi Friday, Sept. 17 in Henry County.

Illinois State Police said it happened at about 3:15 p.m. Friday on County Road 1 near N. 2980th Avenue in Phenix Township.

An 18-year-old man from Geneseo was driving a Honda Accord and crossed over in the opposite direction, hitting a 29-year-old Cambridge man in a tractor-trailer. 

The 18-year-old man suffered serious injuries. He was airlifted to an area hospital. The semi driver refused medical treatment.

Crews were on scene for roughly five hours during the investigation to clean up debris.