Carrier Mills Woman Recovering After Two-Vehicle Accident on US 45

Carrier Mills Woman Recovering After Two-Vehicle Accident on US 45

Carrier Mills – A Carrier Mills woman is recovering after a two vehicle accident on US 45 yesterday afternoon. According to a release from the Illinois State Police the accident happened when a vehicle being driven by 68-year-old Karen Cole crossed into the opposing lane of traffic after briefly leaving the roadway and over-correcting, striking the side of a semi. Cole stated to police that she fell asleep while driving and was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries. She is being charged with improper lane usage.

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