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Four Injured in Sunday Night Crash in Hamilton County

MCLEANSBORO – Four McLeansboro residents were injured in a single-vehicle crash around 10:30 Sunday night in Hamilton County.

According to Illinois State Police, 32-year-old Sarah M. McFarland was driving her 2019 red Nissan west on Norris City Road approaching Illinois 142 when she failed to stop at the stop sign and traveled across Illinois 142 striking a ditch.

McFarland and three juvenile passengers – ages 10, 12 and 13 – were all taken to a local area hospital with minor injuries. Another passenger, 39-year-old Tyrel K. McFarland of McLeansboro, was not hurt.

Sarah McFarland was cited for disobeying a stop sign, driving while license suspended and operating an uninsured vehicle. Tyrel McFarland was arrested on a felony warrant out of Indiana.