The following preliminary information on an Injury Crash is being released by Illinois State Police District 12.
The crash occurred on CR 1400N approximately 2 miles west of Hunt City (Jasper County) on December 3, 2017 at approximately 2:22 a.m. Between Unit #1, gray, 2004 Ford truck, driver Keri Wittgan, 36, of Willow Hill with passengers, Brieanna Jones, 20, of Olney and Eugene Birch, 30, of Newton.
Preliminary investigation indicates that Unit 1 was traveling east on County Road 1400N when it ran off the left side of the roadway, returned to the roadway, overcorrected and went back off the left side of the roadway. Unit 1 then overturned several times before coming to rest upside down.
Keri Wittgan and Brieanna Jones were transported to Carle Hospital in Champaign. Eugene Birch was transported to Crawford Memorial Hospital.
Keri Wittgan was charged with DUI, Failure to Wear Seatbelt, No Valid Insurance, Driving on Wrong Side of Roadway.
Eugene Birch was charged with Failure to Wear Seatbelt.