Two-Vehicle Crash on Interstate Near Edgewood

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Published on October 16 2012 7:12 pm
Last Updated on July 14 2013 4:07 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

Two vehicles collided early Monday morning on I-57 northbound near Edgewood.

The crash happened at 3:56am.  State police say 24-year-old Mayra Patino of Chicago fell asleep and her vehicle rear-ended a semi driven by 34-year-old Brian Baynum of Burlington, Kentucky.

Patino was injured as was her passenger, 23-year-old Rocio Perez of Hammond, Indiana.  Both were taken to St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham for treatment.

Patino was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid the crash.