Winds Roll A Semi

On May 7, 2023, at approximately 7:12P.M., the Henry County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a Semi rollover in the 2200 grid of Highway 34.

An investigation into the accident determined that Todd Heleine, 58 of White Heath, Illinois was driving a tractor-trailer West bound on Highway 34 when a wind gust blew the tractor-trailer onto its passenger side. Blocking the left West bound lane of Highway 34.

A severe thunderstorm was in effect during this time, producing up to 70 MPH wind gusts and black out conditions. No citations were issued.

Todd suffered no reportable injuries.

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by New London Police Department.