Herrin Woman Injured in Two-Vehicle Accident

Herrin – A Herrin woman is recovering after being injured in a two-vehicle wreck on Herrin Road yesterday afternoon. According to State Police Accident reports, the accident happened just east of Chittyville Road when a vehicle being driven by Jessica Richardson of Herrin stopped suddenly due to traffic caused by another crash. The vehicle behind her, driven by Scott Maxey of Mt. Vernon, was unable to come to a stop, and rear-ended her. Richardson was hospitalized with minor injuries. Maxey was cited with failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.