CENTRALIA, IL-(Effingham Radio)- A Centralia woman was injured in an accident that occurred on Thursday morning.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police, the accident on IL 161, three miles east of Centralia, at 9:13am.
The report states that a vehicle driven by 30 year old, Cheryl Neilson, of Centralia was traveling eastbound on IL 161.
Behind the Neilson vehicle was a vehicle driven by 19 year old, Elijah Koch, of Mt Vernon.
The Neilson vehicle was slowing to a stop due to traffic that was stopped in front of her.
Koch failed to reduce speed and rear-ended the Neilson vehicle.
Neilson was transported to St Mary’s Hospital by ambulance.
Koch was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and tinted windows.