State Police Trooper Involved in Two-Vehicle Crash in Williamson Co.

State Police Trooper Involved in Two-Vehicle Crash in Williamson Co.

Williamson Co. – An Illinois State Trooper is recovering following a two-vehicle accident on Route 148 in Williamson County yesterday evening. According to a report from the Illinois State Police, the accident happened just north of Gunners Lane just after 5:00 when the trooper’s vehicle was rear-ended by a vehicle being driven by 49-year-old Jacqueline Story of Paducah. Story stated that she was trying to change the radio station in her car just before the crash. The trooper was taken to Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion for treatment of non-life threatening injuries and was released late last night. Story is being charged with Failure to Reduce Speed to avoid an accident.