Carterville Man Injured in Wayne County Crashes Sunday

CISNE – A Carterville man was involved in Sunday morning crashes in Wayne County.

According to Illinois State Police, 55-year-old James Schlindwein was driving a 2011 white Ford in the 900 block of Central Street in Cisne when he lost control on the ice, leaving the southside of the roadway and striking a telephone cable enclosure.

ISP said Schlindwein then re-entered the roadway traveling northeast, then to the north side of the roadway and striking a utility pole. He continued northeast across a driveway, struck a carport and the front bumper of a 2008 maroon Chevy, eventually stopping in a driveway. No one was in the vehicle he struck.

Schlindwein was taken to a local hospital with injuries. He was cited for driving too fast for conditions.

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