UPDATED: Champaign Co. Sheriff’s Office investigating fiery two-vehicle fatal crash

The Champaign County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a two-vehicle head-on fatal crash that occurred in the 2700 block of Clark Road, near State Route 296, Tuesday morning around 10:30.

The report states a 2018 Hyundai Sonata, driven by Lisa Courter, 57 of Urbana, was northbound on Clark Road when she traveled left of center and struck a 2019 Buick Encore head-on.

After the collision, the Buick went off the right side of the road and rolled onto its side, trapping the driver.

Fire crews extricated the driver and transported her to an area hospital.

Courter was pulled from her vehicle by witnesses because the car had caught fire.  Citizens and Fire/EMS personnel attempted lifesaving measures, but Courter passed away.

The Urbana Fire Division and the West Liberty Fire Department assisted at the scene.

The incident remains under investigation by the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office and the Champaign County Coroner’s Office.