Bicycle Accident In Grand Tower, Illinois

There was a bicycle accident in Southern Illinois Monday (August 17, 2015) in Grand Tower.

The accident happened at approximately 8:45 a.m. on Illinois 3, just north of Howardton Road.  At that time, a bicyclist was hit by a vehicle.

The bicyclist, identified as Stephen Cohen, 23, of Anna, was airlifted to a hospital in Cape Girardeau for treatment of his accident injuries.

The driver of the vehicle was identified as Angela Derossett, 44, of Grand Tower.  She was taken to St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro for treatment of accident injuries.  Those injuries were considered to be non-life-threatening in nature.

An excerpt from the article (with video) of August 17, 2015, titled “2 injured in crash involving bicycle, car in Grand Tower“:

Derossett was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

This bicycle accident remains under investigation by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Southern Illinois bicycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above, as well as article of August 17 titled “Anna man airlifted to hospital after Grand Tower crash.”


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