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Driver cited after IL Rte. 13, Carrier Mills Rd. crash


One person was charged after a crash on Route 13 at Carrier Mills road on Wednesday, Dec. 17 around 2 p.m.

According to Illinois State Police, the preliminary investigation showed that Wilbert C. Dunn, 86, of Carrier Mills, was driving a silver 2008 Ford Ranger northbound on Carrier Mills Road and stopped at the stop sign at the intersection with Illinois Route 13.

They say Dunn then crossed the eastbound lanes of Route 13 and tried to turn west onto Route 13.

Police say Alberto Rafael Carmona Salas, 51, of Laredo, Texas, was driving a yellow 2012 Volvo tractor trailer westbound on Route 13 in the far left lane while approaching the intersection of Carrier Mills Road.

According to ISP, Dunn disobeyed a yield sign and turned into the path of the tractor trailer.

Dunn's passenger, 85-year-old Ellen M. Dunn of Golconda, Ill., was taken to a Harrisburg hospital by ambulance.

Police say Dunn was cited for disobeying a yield sign.

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