Woman injured in crash on Interstate 57

2013-11-04T20:00:00Z Woman injured in crash on Interstate 57The Southern The Southern
November 04, 2013 8:00 pm  • 

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.

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