Five people were injured in an accident that occurred on IL Route 1, approximately 1.5 miles north of Marshall at 6:40pm Thursday.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police, 24 year old, Sierra Wicks, of Paris was traveling southbound on IL Route 1. Following behind Wicks was 52 year old, Timothy W. Miller, of Terre Haute. Wicks was slowing with traffic when Miller struck the rear of her vehicle. Wicks skid out of control and overturned into the ditch on the west side of the road. The vehicle came to a rest on its top in the ditch. Miller’s vehicle came to a rest disabled in the southbound lane of Route 1.
Wicks and her passengers, 36 year old, Christopher Wicks, of Paris and three juveniles were taken to Union Hospital in Terre Haute for treatment. Timothy Miller is being charged with failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.