Mt. Vernon woman issued multiple citations after head-on collision Thursday

Mt. Vernon woman issued multiple citations after head-on collision Thursday

JEFFERSON COUNTY, IL — A 29-year-old female of Mt. Vernon was issued citations for DUI, Endangering the Life of a Child, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Driving with No Insurance, and Improper Lane Usage after a collision on Route 148 Thursday.

Illinois State Police reports Jillianne Snyder was traveling south on IL 148 near Emerson City Road while a semi driven by 66-year-old Terry Zewiski of Ashley was northbound. Snyder crossed the center line and struck Zewiski’s semi head-on. Both vehicles stopped in the northbound lane.

Snyder and a 4-year-old passenger in her vehicle were both transported to local hospitals for injuries; the child’s injuries are reported as life-threatening.