WAYNE COUNTY – One person was injured in a two-vehicle crash in Wayne County Friday afternoon.
According to Illinois State Police, 52-year-old Tracy Williams of Flora was driving her SUV south on US 45 attempting to turn left onto the Interstate 64 eastbound ramp as a car driven by 87-year-old James Newman of Enfield was traveling north in the same location.
Williams failed to yield right of way and turned in front of Newman, striking him head-on. Williams was flown to a regional hospital for treatment of injuries.
Newman and his juvenile passengers were not hurt. Wiliams was cited for failure to yield right of way while turning left.