2-vehicle crash in Williamson County sends one to hospital

2-vehicle crash in Williamson County sends one to hospital

WILLIAMSON COUNTY — One person was injured in a two-vehicle crash around 2:50 Friday afternoon in Williamson County.

According to Illinois State Police, A car driven by 33-year-old Shanta K. Bell of Ullin and a SUV driven by 49-year-old Diane L. Cavender of Johnston City were both driving south on Illinois 37 at Lake of Egypt Road with Cavender leading Bell.

Cavender was stopped in traffic waiting to turn east onto Lake of Egypt Road when Bell struck the rear end of Cavender’s SUV. Bell’s car was towed away.

Bell was not hurt. Cavender suffered non-incapacitating injuries. She was taken by ambulance to a local hospital.

Bell was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash.