A man suffered head injuries Saturday when a car veered off the road and struck him while he was mowing his lawn in the 200 block of Shady Knolls Drive.


The victim was hospitalized with injuries that were not considered life-threatening following the apparent accident at about 12:30 p.m.,  East Peoria Police Deputy Chief Shannon Swearingen said Monday.


The identities of the man and a woman who was driving the car, along with further details of the incident, were not yet available Monday.