Two Facing Charges After Du Quoin Wreck

Du Quoin – Illinois State Police are investigating an accident that happened in Du Quoin yesterday afternoon. According to State Police Accident reports the wreck happened at just after noon on Green Market road when a vehicle being driven by a 16-year-old female failed to yield at an intersection and collided with a vehicle being driven by Katherine Rice of Pinckneyville, who also had three other passengers in the vehicle including two young children. All passengers in both vehicles were hospitalized with minor injuries. The 16-year-old is being charged with failure to yield and Rice is being charged for driving an uninsured vehicle and driving without a valid license.