Champaign Police Investigating Fatal Accident

On Aug. 22, 2021, at approximately 6:08 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the intersection of Church Street and Prospect Avenue for the report of a vehicle accident with injuries. Upon arrival, officers located a 50-year-old male who had sustained life-threatening injuries. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The preliminary investigation indicates a vehicle, identified as unit 1, was traveling westbound on Church Street when the driver, a 25-year-old female identified as Logan Freed, disobeyed a traffic light causing a collision in the intersection with another vehicle, unit 2, which was traveling northbound on Prospect Avenue. Due to the severity of the collision, unit 2 was forced into the southbound lane of Prospect Avenue, causing it to strike unit 3, a motorcycle, that led to the fatal injuries of the male driving the motorcycle.

The occupant of unit 1, Freed, was cited on preliminary charges for Aggravated Driving Under the Influence and Failure to have Valid Automobile Insurance. She was transported to the Champaign County Satellite Jail

No other major injuries were reported to police. In total, five vehicles were damaged in the incident

Anyone with additional information regarding this incident or observed the accident is asked to please call police at 217-351-4545. Arrangements can be made for information to be shared privately. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may also submit tips to Crime Stoppers by phone at: 217-373-8477 (TIPS); online at; or the “P3 Tips” mobile app

Champaign Police reminds citizens that information submitted to Crime Stoppers is completely anonymous. Calls are routed to a third-party national call center that receives your information, completes a tips information form, and then passes the information to the appropriate law enforcement agency. Caller ID tracking is not utilized by Crime Stoppers and conversations are not recorded.

All individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.