Snow crashes into plow, irony

A driver and his passenger were taken to the hospital after a car rear-ended an Illinois Department of Transportation snow plow truck on Friday morning.

Andrew T. Snow, 25, of Olathe, KS, was headed west on I-72 at 8:15 a.m. when his car hit the IDOT snow plow from behind.

The plow was driven by Scotty Dean Settles-Ballard, 47, of Jacksonville, Ill.

Snow and his passenger Yingtian Jiang, 26, were taken to Passavant Hospital in Jacksonville with minor injuries.

Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts.

Snow was charged with failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.