Wednesday Night Crash Injures One in Franklin County

FRANKLIN COUNTY — One person was injured in a Wednesday night crash in Franklin County.

Franklin County Sheriff Don Jones says deputies responded to the crash on Illinois 14 at Rend City Road around 6:25 p.m.

A pickup truck driven by 25-year-old Katherine L. Baseden of Pamonia was going east on Illinois 14 attempting to negotiate a left turn onto Rend City Road when she failed to see another car going west on Illinois 14 and turned into its path. That car was driving by 46-year-old Mei Yun Merson of Valier.

Merson received major injuries and was taken by ambulance to a local hospital. Baseden was not hurt. She was ticketed for improper lane usage.