One person was seriously injured in a two-vehicle accident at a busy Jacksonville intersection yesterday afternoon.
Jacksonville Police, Fire Department, and LifeStar EMS responded to a call of a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of West Morton Avenue and Lincoln Avenue at 3:35 yesterday afternoon.
According to a police report, a vehicle driven by 51-year-old Walter E. Ballard of the 600 block of West Street collided with a vehicle driven by 33-year-old Adam S. West of the 900 block of W. Lafayette.
Ballard was taken by ambulance to Jacksonville Memorial Medical Center with serious injuries. According to a report by the Jacksonville Journal-Courier, Ballard had to be extracted from the vehicle and was semiconscious when first responders arrived.
Ballard was later issued a citation for disobeying a traffic control device.