Crash Sends One To Hospital


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

WHAT: Personal Injury Crash

WHERE: Route 40 quarter mile east of Fayette County Road 1550 North 1 mile West of Vandalia

WHEN: 01/09/2018, 4:39 PM

VEHICLES: Unit one – 2008 Chevrolet Unit two - 2001 Pontiac

DRIVER: Unit one - Jonathan F. Sandifer Age 45 from Greenville

Unit two - Norma E. Poore Age 67 from Smithboro

PASSENGERS: Unit two – Jennifer K. Ulmer Age 43 from Smithboro

CHARGES: Unit one - Failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash/No insurance

TRANSPORTS: Jennifer Ulmer transported to Fayette County Hospital.

PRELIMINARY: Preliminary investigative details indicate unit one was traveling behind unit two on Route 40 one mile west of Vandalia. Unit one and unit two were both traveling east. Unit one struck the rear of unit two in the roadway. 

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