One Juvenile Injured in Single-Vehicle Accident in Scott County

By Benjamin Cox on February 22, 2021 at 8:31pm

One male juvenile was taken to Passavant Area Hospital after a single-vehicle crash in rural Scott County this afternoon. According to an Illinois State Police District 20 report, a 2001 black Dodge Durango with a trailer being driven by 46 year old Timothy Thrasher of South Jacksonville was traveling southbound on Old State Route 36 at the bottom of Shipley Hill in rural Scott County lost control and went off the roadway on the right-hand side of the road at approximately 3:13PM.

The pick-up truck and trailer came to rest in a wooded area. Thrasher and one male juvenile occupant were uninjured in the crash. Another male juvenile occupant was transported by personal vehicle to Passavant Area Hospital with minor injuries. Thrasher was issued citations for improper lane usage and for no valid registration on the trailer.