No Injures in Pair of Jacksonville Traffic Crashes Thursday

By Jeremy Coumbes on September 8, 2023 at 2:45pm

No one was injured in a pair of traffic crashes in Jacksonville yesterday.

Police responded to a call of a two-vehicle crash in the 1400 block of West Lafayette just after 8:00 a.m. Thursday.

According to police reports, a vehicle driven by 22-year-old Emily J. Tweedy of that vicinity was pulling out of a driveway and struck a vehicle driven by 39-year-old Krystin N. Hill of South Main Street.

No injuries were reported in the crash. Hill’s vehicle sustained damage to the front passenger side quarter panel and had to be towed from the scene. Tweedy was cited for failure to yield from a private drive.

One person was cited following a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of North West, and West State Streets Thursday afternoon.

According to the accident report, a vehicle driven by 18-year-old Abigail D. Tobin of Jacksonville was traveling westbound on West State Street at approximately 2:30 p.m.

At the same time, a vehicle driven by 47-year-old Karen J. Anderson of Jacksonville was stopped at the stop sign facing north on North West Street and proceeded into the intersection and the lane of travel of Tobin’s vehicle. Tobin’s vehicle struck Anderson’s in the rear passenger side.

According to the report, a witness who was behind Anderson’s vehicle told police that they saw her make a complete stop at the stop sign, proceed into the intersection, and then be struck by Tobin’s vehicle.

No injuries were reported and both vehicles were able to be driven away from the scene. Anderson was cited for failure to yield the right of way from a stop intersection.