Du Quoin, Ill. police investigating crash involving pedestrian

Pedestrian involved in crash with car

DU QUOIN, Ill. (KFVS) - Du Quoin Police are investigating a crash involving a pedestrian.

On Tuesday, June 18, around 9:37 p.m., police were notified of a crash on S. Washington Street/U.S. Route 51 in front of the Coca Cola Distribution building.

They say the investigation determined 42-year-old Jennifer Patrick, of Du Quoin, was walking northbound in the eastern-most lane of South Washington Street, and a 2010 Mercury driven by 57-year-old Barbara Fann, of Du Quoin, was also going northbound in the eastern-most lane of S. Washington St.

Police say Fann failed to see Patrick walking and hit her.

Patrick was taken from the scene by ambulance and then airlifted to a St. Louis hospital.

According to police, there were no reported injuries to the Fann, nor her passenger.

The incident is still under investigation. Police say no charges have been filed, as of Thursday, June 20.

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