Five Injured in Williamson County Accident Tuesday Morning

WILLIAMSON COUNTY – Five people were injured in a two-vehicle accident in Williamson County Tuesday morning.

According to Illinois State Police, a pickup truck, driven by a 17-year-old male from Marion, was traveling south on Paulton Road and was stopped at a yield sign in the center median with Illinois 13 as a SUV, driven by 34-year-old Erika Kirkpatrick of Marion, was traveling east on Illinois 13.

The pickup driver pulled across Illinois 13 into Kirkpatrick’s path and was struck by her vehicle.

The pickup driver and his three passengers, all minors, were taken to an area hospital with minor injuries. Kirkpatrick was taken by a private vehicle to an area hospital with minor injuries.

The pickup driver was cited for failure to yield at a yield intersection.

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