Mt. Carmel Resident Injured In Richland County Crash


The Following Preliminary Information is Being Released by Illinois State Police District 12

WHAT: 1 Car Personal Injury Crash

WHERE: CR 1250N and CR 750E (Richland County)

WHEN:   2:51 AM  12/24/2017  

VEHICLES: Unit #1 – White 2003 Ford Escape

OCCUPANTS: Unit #1 Driver – Tailer Miller, 23, Olney IL
PASSENGERS: Unit #1 – Clarissa Gutierrez, 25, Olney
Unit #1 – Ryan Hemrich, 26, Olney
Unit #1 – Shawn Manning, 29, Mt. Carmel, IL

CHARGES: Driver Unit #1 – Failure to Reduce Speed To Avoid an Accident, Improper Lane Usage, No Seatbelt

Hemrich – No Seatbelt
Gutierrez – No Seatbelt
Manning – No Seatbelt

TRANSPORTS: Driver Unit #1 was airlifted to Deaconess Hospital and passengers Hemrich and Gutierrez were transported to Richland Memorial Hospital by EMS

PRELIMINARY:   Preliminary investigation shows that Unit 1 was traveling westbound on Richland Co Rd 1250N (Pleasant ridge) 300 feet east of 750E (Midway Rd).  Unit 1 left the roadway to the left and entered the ditch.  Unit 1 then came back out onto CR 1250N and struck the roadway with the front driver side and came to rest facing north in the ditch.  

All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law