ISP TRAFFIC CRASH ALERT
The Following Preliminary Information is Being Released by Illinois State Police District 12
WHAT: Injury Crash
WHERE: RT 130 (West St.) @ Grove St., Olney, IL
WHEN: 05/07/2018 4:53 PM
VEHICLES: Unit #1 – White 2004 Freightliner Tow Truck Unit #2 – White 2006 Volvo Truck Tractor Unit #3 – Silver 2002 Suzuki Grand Vitara
DRIVER: Unit #1 – Joshua A. Womack, 37, of Olney, IL Unit #2 – Petar S. Soltariev, 66, of Streamwood, IL Unit #3 – Jesse J. Cox, 87, of Olney, IL
PASSENGER: Unit #3 – June R. Cox, 85, of Olney, IL
CHARGES: Unit #1 driver: Cited for violation of classification, improper lane usage, and failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash.
PRELIMINARY: Preliminary investigative details indicate Unit 1 was northbound on IL RT 130 when it swerved into the southbound lane and center turn lane, sideswiping Units 2 and 3. Unit 1 did not stop at the scene of the crash and was later stopped near the intersection of North Avenue and Fair Street. Driver of Unit #1 stated he must have blacked out due to a medical issue and regained awareness near where he was located and stopped by Olney PD. Driver and passenger of Unit 3 were both transported to Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney, IL for minor injuries. Driver of Unit 2 remained near the scene. Driver of Unit 1 was cited for violation of classification, improper lane usage, and failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash.
All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law