Trooper And California Man Hurt In Jefferson County Accident

(Ina, IL) — A state trooper and a California man are hurt following a car crash in Jefferson County. State Police say a vehicle driven by Rojelio Sanchez was traveling on Interstate 57 early yesterday when he lost control and rear ended a trooper’s cruiser. Both victims were left hospitalized. Sanchez was charged following the incident. The ISP reminds motorists to respect Scott’s Law, and to use caution, move over out of the adjacent lane, and/or slow down when approaching stationary authorized emergency vehicles displaying flashing lights. These emergency vehicles include law enforcement, fire department, emergency medical services, and tow trucks.