Olney Woman Arrested After Jasper County Wreck


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

WHAT: Injury Crash

WHERE: CR 1400N approximately 2 miles west of Hunt City (Jasper County)

WHEN: December 3, 2017 at approximately 02:22 a.m.

VEHICLES: Unit #1 - Gray 2004 Ford truck

DRIVER: Unit #1- Keri Wittgan 36 of Willow Hill

Passengers: Brieanna Jones 20 of Olney

Eugene Birch 30 of Newton

CHARGES: Keri Wittgan- DUI, Failure to wear seatbelt, No valid insurance Driving on wrong side of roadway Eugene Birch- Failure to wear seatbelt Transports: Keri Wittman and Brieanna Jones were transported to Carle Hospital in Champaign. Eugene Birch was transported to Crawford Memorial Hospital

PRELIMINARY: Preliminary investigation indicates that unit 1 was traveling east on county road 1400 N two miles west of Hunt City. Unit 1 ran off the left side of the roadway, returned to the roadway, over corrected and went back off the left side of the roadway. Unit 1 then overturned several times before coming to rest upside down.

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