Woman Injured in Gallatin County Crash Sunday

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.

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