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One Injured in Friday Afternoon Head-on Crash in Wayne County

MILL SHOALS – One person was injured in a two-vehicle crash in Wayne County Friday afternoon.

According to Illinois State Police, 52-year-old Tracy Williams of Flora was driving her SUV south on US 45 attempting to turn left onto the I-64  eastbound ramp as a car driven by 87-year-old James Newman of Enfield was traveling north in the same location. Williams failed to yield right of way and turned in front of Newman striking him head-on.

Williams was flown to a regional hospital for treatment of injuries. Newman and his juvenile passengers were not hurt.

Williams was cited for failure to yield right of way while turning left.