(NEWTON) The investigation continues into a two vehicle collision that occurred at 4:14 this past Tuesday afternoon in Effingham County, along Interstate 70, east of Effingham. The Illinois State Police report 38 year old Moges Befekadu from Tampa, Florida, was eastbound below the minimum speed limit on I-70 when his semi-truck was hit in the rear of the trailer by another eastbound semi-truck, driven by 41 year old Jeremy Wilson from Yale. Both drivers were airlifted from the scene to Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. Befekadu was ticketed for driving under the minimum speed of 45 miles-per-hour on an interstate highway. Both eastbound lanes at the accident scene were closed for several hours due to cleanup and eventually re-opened by late Tuesday night.