GALLATIN COUNTY – A woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash in Gallatin County shortly before 5 Sunday afternoon.
According to Illinois State Police, 50-year-old Jessica D. Jones of Equality was driving her car north on Illinois 1 approaching the intersection with Peabody Road as a pickup truck driven by 66-year-old Kenneth M. Walters of Elizabethtown was traveling east on Peabody Road.
As Walters crossed Illinois 1 at the intersection, Jones failed to reduce her speed and struck Walters. Jones was airlifted to a regional hospital with serious injuries. Walters was not hurt.
Jones was issued a citation for Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident.