Both drivers were injured when two vehicles collided on Illinois Route 15 at Harmony Lane near Bluford on Thursday afternoon.
Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies say Brian Turner of Wayne City was northbound on Harmony Lane when he didn’t stop at the stop sign at Illinois Route 15. His SUV was t-boned in the side by Theresa Yancz of Bluford who was traveling eastbound on Route 15. After the impact, the Turner SUV struck a utility pole and then a mailbox.
Both drivers were transported to SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon for treatment of injuries.
Turner was ticketed for disobeying a traffic control device and failure to yield the right of way.
The Jefferson County Fire Protection District was called to assist those involved in the crash.
The crash occurred at 4:17 Thursday afternoon.