A personal injury crash occurred on October 17 at 9:52 a.m. At Jasper County Road 600N at Jasper County Road 1275E involving a 2004 red Dodge, driver Miranda Meeks, 20, Newton.

Preliminary investigation by the Illinois State Police District 12 indicates Unit 1 was traveling eastbound on Jasper County Road 600N just west of Jasper County Road 1275E. Unit 1 failed to negotiate the curve and ran off the roadway to the south of CR600N. Unit 1 traveled through the ditch before striking a culvert and went airborn. Unit 1 landed on the roadway and overturned multiple times then came to rest.

Unit #1 was flown to St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.

Unit #1 was charged with Improper Lane Usage and Too Fast For Conditions.