Five were injured on Wednesday afternoon in Marion County after a collision on IL-161, west of I-57.
A vehicle driven by 35-year-old Shanda L. Word, of Salem, was westbound on IL-161 when they turned into a gas station parking lot directly into the path a vehicle driven by 23-year-old Jessie N. Lape, of Iuka. Lape’s vehicle stuck Word’s on the passenger side.
Two passengers in Word’s vehicle, 43-year-old Jared T. Runkle of Salem and a juvenile, were transported to Salem Hospital. Lape, and two juvenile passengers were transported to Centralia Hospital.
Word was cited for Improper Turn.