Wednesday Afternoon Crash in West Frankfort between Truck and U.S. Mail Vehicle

Wednesday Afternoon Crash in West Frankfort between Truck and U.S. Mail Vehicle

Two people were in a crash involving a pickup truck and a U.S. Mail service vehicle just before 1 Wednesday afternoon on Illinois 149 at Cardinal Road in West Frankfort.

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says 44-year-old Angela M. Irvin of Orient was driving the mail vehicle east on Illinois 149 and was stopped in traffic attempting to negotiate a left turn onto Cardinal Road.

Seventy-year-old Robert C. Fuller of Carterville was behind the mail vehicle and struck it in a rear-end type collision.

Both drivers received non-life threatening injuries. They were taken to a local hospital by West Frankfort Fire EMS.

Fuller was ticketed for failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash.