Jonesboro, Ill., woman hurt in single-car accident

Tuesday, August 9, 2005

UNION COUNTY, Ill. -- An 86-year-old Jonesboro, Ill., woman suffered serious injuries following a one-car accident in Union County Sunday morning, according to the Illinois State Police.

Police said the crash occurred around 9 a.m. on Old Cape Road, just south of Kornthal Church Road, when the woman ran off the left side of the road, overcorrected and ran off the ride side of the road, overturning several times in a cornfield.

The driver was taken to Union County Hospital and then transferred to Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. An investigation of the crash is still pending and the driver's name isn't being released at this time.

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