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Fairfield Man Injured in Thursday Crash in Wayne County

WAYNE COUNTY – One person was injured in a Thursday afternoon crash in Wayne County.

According to Illinois State Police, around 2:30 p.m., 21-year-old Mackenzie N. Conrad of Fairfield was driver her SUV north behind a truck driven by 21-year-old Troy D. West of Fairfield on U.S. 45 at County Road 690 North.

West had slowed down to make a left hand turn onto County Road 690 North when Conrad failed to slow down and struck the truck in the rear.

West was taken to a local hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. Conrad reported no injuries on scene.

Conrad was cited for Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident.