EDGEWOOD, IL -(Effingham Radio)- Multiple injuries were reported in an accident that occurred north of Edgewood on Sunday.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police, the accident occurred on I-57, one mile north of Edgewood, at 4:12am on Sunday.
The report states that a vehicle driven by 28 year old, Angelia W Obasad, of Jefferson, Arkansas was traveling northbound on I-57 at a slow rate of speed.
Her vehicle was struck from behind by a semi driven by 55 year old, Rocky D Rash, of Elkland, Missouri.
One passenger in the Obasad vehicle was transported to Children’s Hospital in St Louis by Air Evac.
The five other occupants in the Obasad vehicle were taken to HSHS St Anthony’s Memorial Hospital for treatment.
Rash was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.
Obasad was cited for driving while license is suspended, violating the minimum speed requirements, and failure to properly secure a child under 8 years old in a child restraint system.