Rosiclare Woman Airlifted After Saline County Crash Tuesday

SALINE COUNTY – A Rosiclare woman was seriously injured in a one-car crash Tuesday morning in Saline County.

According to Illinois State Police, 51-year-old Kimberly R. Hopkins was driving south on Illinois 34 just southeast of County Road 150 when she drove across the center line through the northbound lane, leaving the roadway to the left and struck a culvert on the east side of the roadway.

Hopkins was taken by ambulance from the scene and later by helicopter to an area hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

Hopkins was cited for possession of methamphetamine, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, driving while license is suspended, failure to wear seatbelt and improper lane usage-crossing lane boundary unsafely.

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