16-Year-Old Injured in Accident Marion County

16-Year-Old Injured in Accident Marion County

MARION COUNTY — A 16-year-old was injured in a single vehicle crash Thursday night in rural Marion County.

According to Illinois State Police, at approximately 8:45 p.m., the teen was driving westbound on Green Street Road four miles east of Central City. The driving was going too fast and could not keep control as the vehicle began going around a curve. The vehicle left the roadway to the south, overturning several times before coming to rest in a field.

The teen was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia because of her injuries. She was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and no insurance.