State Rep. Bennett hospitalized after Car Crash near Gibson City


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GIBSON CITY – State Representative Thomas Bennett is recovering in a hospital today after being involved in a single car crash Sunday night.

According to Bennett’s Facebook page, the State Representative was involved in a single car crash somewhere near Gibson City while on his way home from an Iroquois County event.

“He was taken to the hospital where they’ve been observing him and running some tests. He’ll be resting for a few days, so he won’t be able to make it over to Springfield for the veto session which begins tomorrow.“ A Representative for Bennett posted Monday afternoon. 

Further details surrounding the crash have not been announced.

“Tom wants to thank the first responders who answered the call last night, the doctors and nurses and the many friends and neighbors who have reached out with prayers and well wishes. He’s looking forward to getting back to work and seeing everyone again shortly. God Bless!”

Bennett (R) represents the 106th district that includes all or parts of Ford, Iroquois, Vermillion, Livingston and Woodford counties


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