One person was injured in an accident that occurred on Il Route 37, approximately one mile north of Kinmundy, at 8:10 am on Thursday.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police, 47 year old, Anthony W Finkbone, of Salem was traveling southbound on IL Route 37 in a Pontiac van. At the same time, 47 year old, Mark T Pearson, of Kinmundy was traveling northbound on Route 37 in a Hyundai car and a Chevrolet car being driven by 19 year old, Keely S Smith, of Kinmundy was traveling behind Pearson. The preliminary details from the Illinois State Police state that Finkbone crossed the center line and struck the front of Pearson’s vehicle and sideswiped Smith’s car on the driver’s side.
Pearson was taken to Salem Township Hospital by ambulance for treatment. Finkbone was cited for improper lane usage and no valid insurance.
All persons listed are innocent until proven guilty in the court of law.