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1 person injured in two-car crash in Franklin Co., IL


One person was injured Friday morning in a two-car crash in Franklin County, Illinois.

An investigation showed that Timothy M.J. Young, 21, of Marion, Ill., was driving north bound at mile marker 64 in the left lane.

Monica K. Eckles - Myers, 51, of Benton, Ill., was driving behind Young.

Young allegedly slowed rapidly to enter the median crossover.

Eckles - Myers was unable to stop in time and struck the rear end of Young's vehicle.

Both vehicles came to rest in the median with heavy damage and had to be towed away.

Eckles - Meyers received non-incapacitating injuries and was taken by ambulance to a local hospital. Both Young and a juvenile passenger in Eckles - Myers' car were uninjured.

Young was cited with violation of minimum speed regulation.

Eckles - Myers was cited with expired drivers license - less than six months.

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