Single vehicle crash on US 51 leaves Ashley woman with minor injuries

Single vehicle crash on US 51 leaves Ashley woman with minor injuries

WASHINGTON COUNTY — An Ashley woman suffered minor injuries Tuesday morning in a single-vehicle accident on US Highway 51 near Interstate 64.

Illinois State Police reports indicate that 24-year-old Taylor D. Davis was southbound at 1:00 a.m. on Highway 51 approximately one-half mile south of Interstate 64. Davis reportedly became distracted by some items shifting around inside the vehicle. Her vehicle drifted into the northbound lanes until Davis allegedly overcorrected causing the vehicle to leave the roadway and overturn.

Davis’s 4-year-old passenger was uninjured in the accident. The vehicle was towed from the scene with damage.