Five Hospitalized in Union Co. Wreck

Five Hospitalized in Union Co. Wreck

Union Co. – Three children and two adults were sent to a St. Louis hospital after a crash on Tuesday. According to Illinois State Police, driver 27-year-old Jimmy L. White, of Mounds, was traveling north on US Highway 51 approximately 1 mile south of Dongola. The vehicle left the right side of the road and crashed head on into an embankment of a creek. White and passengers 29-year-old Chanel J. Young, of Mounds, and three children ages 1, 2, and 3 were transported via helicopter to a St. Louis hospital for injuries. The driver and passengers were not wearing their seat belts.

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