Melvin and friends involved in a car wreck.
4 Injured In Collision Charleston Four persons were injured Saturday night in a two-vehicle two-vehicle two-vehicle collision at the junction of Illinois 16 and Harrison Street Road, one mile east of Charleston. Driver of one car, Dave A, Smith, 18, of Moweaqua was not injured. A passenger in Smith's car, Steve G. Hargis, 22, of Charleston was treated and released at Charleston Com munity Hospital. Driver of the second vehicle, Michael J, Thompson, 16, and one passenger Brad J. Starwald, 15, both of Jewett, were treated and released at Charleston Community Hospital. A second passenger, Melvin Pitcher, 15, of Montrose, was transferred from Charleston Community Hospital to Carle Clinic in Champaign where a report of his condition was not available Saturday night. ' According to State Police in Pesotum, the Smith vehicle, a pickup truck, .was traveling south on Harrison Street Road and ran the slop sign Jit Illinois Ih. Thompson s vehicle was traveling west on Illinois Hi, and was struck in the right side bv Smith's truck.