Franklin County Crash Injures One Driver

There was a Southern Illinois car accident Thursday morning (February 4, 2016) in Franklin County.

The two-car accident happened as a driver,  Brendan A. Wollard, 30, of Carterville, Ill., was exiting Interstate 57 north to Illinois Route 14. His car approached the intersection with Illinois Route 14 at the top of the ramp, which is controlled by a stop light.

As stated in the article of February 4, 2016, titled “Woman injured in two-car crash in Franklin Co., IL“:

Wollard failed to stop at the red light and entered the intersection.

Wollard’s car struck a car driven by Jennifer N. Sullivan, 38, of Thompsonville, who was traveling eastbound on Illinois Route 14 at the time of the crash.

Sullivan was taken to a hospital for treatment of her accident injuries.  Wollard was not hurt during the crash.

As seen in the Benton Evening News article of February 4, titled “Accident on I-57 ramp injures area woman“:

Wollard was cited for operating an uninsured motor vehicle and disobeying a traffic control device.

Additional details and possible updates regarding this crash and the injuries can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the kfvs.12 and Benton Evening News articles seen above.


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