Dix Woman Injured in Salem Accident Wednesday Morning
Reports indicate 71-year-old Joyce Simmons of Dix was stopped at the stop sign waiting to make a turn onto West Main when her car was hit in the rear by a vehicle driven by 69-year-old Jerald Bergbower of Newton. Bergbower told police he thought Simmons had started to make the turn when he struck Simmons in the rear.
Both Simmons and a passenger in her car, 39-year-old Christy Piercy-Winchester of Dix, were taken to Salem Township Hospital for treatment. Bergbower was ticketed for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.
The wreck occurred at 9:16 Wednesday morning.
See other LocalNews news:Marion County Building Committee Okays Public Service Buildling Renovation
Amtrak to Keep Two Daily Round Trip Trains on Chicago to Carbondale Route
Hung Jury Declared in Trial of Former Illinois Prosecutor
Court Upholds TV Pitchman Kevin Trudeau's 10-year Sentence
Three Injured In Friday Morning Crash in Salem