Crash sends one to hospital, another to jail - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois

Crash sends one to hospital, another to jail

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WILLIAMSON CO. -- A car crash Monday morning sends one to the hospital and another behind bars.

The accident happened on Route 148 at Grassy road around 9:45 a.m. Hannah Romines,19, of Herrin, was driving northbound on Route 148 when she failed to slow down and rear-ended a vehicle driven by Darius Estes,28, of Murphysboro, who had slowed his vehicle down to turn into a driveway.

Romines was taken to Heartland Regional Medical Center with minor injuries. She was cited for failure to reduce speed and failure to wear a seat belt. 

Estes was ticketed for not having a valid drivers license. A passenger in Estes vehicle, Laticha Cook,39, of Murphysboro was arrested at the scene on an unrelated warrant out of Jackson County.  

Both vehicles sustained major damage and had to be towed from the scene.


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