ISP TRAFFIC CRASH ALERT
The Following Preliminary Information is Being Released by Illinois State Police District 12
WHAT: Fatality Accident
WHERE: US Rt 50 approx 1 mile east of IL Hwy 1 Lawrenceville, Lawrence Co.
WHEN: 04:45 AM 11/30/17
VEHICLES: Unit #1 – Green 98 Jeep Wrangler
Unit #2 – Bronze 99 Chevrolet Pickup
DRIVER: Unit #1 – Alicia D. Stephens, 22 of Bridgeport, IL. Seatbelt used
Unit #2- Rodney S. Stephens, 38 of West York, IL. Seatbelt used (KILLED)
CHARGES: Unit #1 Driver- Improper lane usage, DUI drugs and drug paraphernalia, No insurance
TRANSPORTS: The drivers of Unit #1 was transported to Lawrence County Hospital then flown to St. Vincent in Evansville IN..
PRELIMINARY: Preliminary investigative details indicate unit #1 was traveling west on US 50 when it crossed the center line and struck unit #2 head-on which was traveling east on US 50 at the same location.
All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law