Peru man hurt in rollover crash north of I-80

PERU — A Peru man is in critical condition following a roll-over accident north of Interstate 80 this morning. Peru Police say 36-year old Thomas Byrd was eastbound on Unytite Drive around 5 AM this morning, travelling at 50 MPH, when he lost control of his car and rolled over several times and went 300 feet into a nearby field. Byrd was taken to Illinois Valley Community College, then flown to Saint Francis in Peoria for his injuries. Byrd was cited for driving too fast for conditions.