Two Injured in Williamson Co. Accident

Jackson Co. – Two are injured after an accident on Route 37 in Williamson County on Friday. According to a release from the Illinois State Police, the accident happened on 37 at Lake of Egypt Rd when a vehicle being driven by Diane Cavender of Johnston City slowed down to turn east onto Lake of Egypt Rd and was struck from behind by a vehicle being driven by Shanta Bell of Ullin. Cavender was taken to a local hospital via ambulance with minor injuries. Bell was cited with failure to slow down to avoid an accident.