One was critically injured in a crash near Marshall on Wednesday when 61-year-old Josie M. Melton of Kansas attempted to perform an unauthorized U-Turn on US 40 just east of Marshall City Limits. A vehicle driven 17-year-old Rachel M. Tomasino of Marshall was behind Melton when she attempted to turn and unavoidably struck the drivers side of Melton’s vehicle.
Melton was transported to Carle Hospital in Urbana for treatment of critical injuries. A passenger in Melton’s vehicle, 53-year-old Tina Boyer of Charleston, was transported to Regional Hospital in Terre Haute for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
Charges are pending.