Three Injured in Jasper County Accident


Published on December 4 2017 6:19 am
Last Updated on December 4 2017 10:29 am
Written by Matt Robinson

A truck operated by Keri Wittgan, 36 of Willow Hill was traveling east on county road 1400 N two miles west of Hunt City in Jasper County at 2:22am Saturday morning. The truck ran off the left side of the roadway, returned to the roadway, overcorrected and went back off the left side of the roadway. The vehicle then overturned several times before coming to rest upside down.

Wittgan and her passenger Brieanna Jones, 20 of Olney, were transported to Carle Hospital in Champaign. Another passenger Eugene Birch, 30 of Newton, was transported to Crawford Memorial Hospital.

Wittgan was charged with DUI, Failure to wear a seatbelt, No valid insurance, Driving on wrong side of roadway.

Brich was charged with Failure to wear a seatbelt.