ST PETER, IL-(Effingham Radio)- One person was injured in an accident that occurred two miles east of St Peter on Monday afternoon.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police, the accident occurred at 12:27pm on Route 185.
The report states that a vehicle driven by 65 year old, Ruth Smith, of Altamont was traveling westbound on Route 185 directly behind a vehicle driven by 73 year old, Gary Oberlink, of Brownstown.
The Oberlink approached a maintenance road crew one-quarter of a mile east of 2300E and a flagman has westbound traffic stopped.
The Oberlink vehicle came to a stop and the Smith vehicle failed to reduce speed and rear-ended the Oberlink vehicle.
Smith sustained injuries and was transported via private vehicle to HSHS St Anthony’s Memorial Hospital.
She was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.