MATTOON (JG-TC) -- Two motorists were injured when their sport utility vehicles collided head on late Friday morning on Dettro Drive, just south of Walmart.

Deputy Chief Sam Gaines of the Mattoon Police Department said the collision occurred when the southbound driver, a man, veered into the northbound path of the other driver, a woman, at approximately 11:45 a.m.

Mattoon Fire Department ambulance crews took the man to Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana and the woman to Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center. Gaines said their injuries were not life threatening.

The police department's crash report has not been completed yet.

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