WILLIAMSON COUNTY -- A two-car accident on Interstate 57 left one driver with serious injuries Monday morning.
Brittany P. Eldridge, 22, of Anna was transported to Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis via Air Evac helicopter after her Chevrolet Cruze struck a Honda Accord in the rear.
The Accord, driven by Latoya L. Green-Connet, 39, of Westmont, had slowed because of a separate and previous crash in the median. Green-Connet and her passenger, Willie L. Green, 66, of Bellwood, both received minor injuries.
Interstate 57 was closed for a short time near mile marker 61.
Eldridge was issued citations for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, failure to wear a seat belt and operating an uninsured vehicle.