At approximately 3:54 pm on July 3, 2018, Mt. Carmel Police and first responders were notified of a vehicle collision on Route 1 at Cherry Hills. When police arrived on scene they found both drivers trapped in their vehicle. The police reported that a 1997 Lincoln driven by Dana M. Tate pulled from Cherry Hills and into the path of a 2013 Ford being driven by Brandi M. Lear. Tate was transferred from the scene to Wabash General Hospital for minor injuries. Lear reported minor injuries but refused transfer by ambulance. Police had Rt. 1 closed for less than an hour while the vehicles were towed from the scene. Tate received a citation for failure to yield. Mt. Carmel Police were assisted by the Wabash County Sheriff's Office, Illinois State Police, WGH EMS, and the Mt. Carmel Fire.