Two people were injured in an accident that occurred on US Hwy 51 South in Vandalia at 10:07pm on Saturday.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police, 26 year old, Danielle Beck, of Ramsey was traveling southbound on Hwy 51 when she began to slow for an Illinois State Police Roadside Safety Checkpoint. A 16 year old juvenile from Patoka was following behind Beck and failed to see Beck slowing, colliding with the rear of Beck’s vehicle. Beck and her passenger, 26 year old, Kristen Phillips, of Mulberry Grove were taken to Fayette County Hospital for treatment.
The juvenile was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.