Two people were injured in an accident that occurred four miles east of Montrose on I-70 E/B at 12:43pm on Wednesday.
According to a press release from the Illinois State Police, 52 year old, William Perreault, of Pittsburg, Missouri was traveling eastbound in a semi tractor-trailer on I-70 near the construction zone east of Montrose. Perreault told officers that he was unaware that traffic was slowed and that he struck the rear of a vehicle driven by 72 year old, Winifred F Brammer, of Potosi, Missouri. Brammer and her passenger, 73 year old, Clarence Brammer, also of Potosi, Missouri, were taken to HSHS St Anthony’s Memorial Hospital for treatment.
Perreault was cited for failure to reduce speed.