WHAT: Two Vehicle Personal Injury Traffic Crash
WHERE: US 136 at 2100E, McDonough County
WHEN: Sept. 1, 2022 at approximately 1:55 p.m.
VEHICLE: Unit 1 – 2020 White Nissan Sedan
Unit 2 – 2019 Gray Mazda SUV
DRIVERS: Unit 1 – Lethan W. Sapp, 19-year-old male from Edinburg, IL – Transported to an area hospital with injuries.
Unit 2 – Marissa L. Atteberry, 22-year-old female from Bloomington, IL-Transported to area hospital with injuries.
PRELIMINARY: A preliminary investigation indicates the following occurred:A preliminary investigation indicates the following occurred: Unit 1 was traveling westbound on US Route 136 near 2100E in McDonough County. Driver of Unit 1 failed to negotiate a curve to the right. Unit 1 crossed the centerline into on-coming traffic and collided head-on with Unit 2. Two dogs, being transported in Unit 2, were pronounced deceased at the scene.
CHARGES: The driver of Unit 1 was cited for Improper Lane Usage.
The public is reminded that all persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
***Courtesy of the Illinois State Police***