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.