WILLIAMSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - A crash in Williamson County, Illinois had traffic at a standstill on Monday, September 24 at 11:05 a.m.
According to Illinois State Police, Villa Bedell, 79, of Goreville, Ill. was traveling south on IL 148 when she came to a stop at a work zone.
Charles Johnson, 34, of Carbondale, Ill., was following behind but failed to slow down and rear-ended Bedell.
Bedell’s vehicle then continued into the northbound lane and hit a trash truck driven by Michael Kommer, 42, of Vienna, Ill.
Bedell and Johnson were taken by ambulance to a local hospital. Kommer was uninjured.
Johnson was cited for disregarding a stop sign.