A Salem man was seriously hurt in a three-automobile crash on Route 50 on the morning of November 18th. According to WJBD Radio, the trucking accident occurred when the driver of a mini-wan tried to pass a semi-truck and then struck a semi-truck that was headed in the opposite direction. The truck driver had tried to pull on to the shoulder to avoid a truck accident but the minivan struck the back wheels of the truck. The driver of the minivan was ticketed for improper overtaking and the driver and his two passengers were taken to local hospitals for treatment of their personal injuries. To read more about this Illinois trucking accident, click here.