Crash Results in Multiple Injuries, DUI Charges
By WestKyStar Staff
SIMPSON, IL - A two-car crash Friday night in southern Illinois resulted in multiple injuries.
Illinois State Police responded at approximately 9:40 pm. They determined that 63-year-old Roy M. Scarborough of Simpson crossed the center line of the road and struck a car driven by 20-year-old David R. Ramirez of Metropolis.
Scarborough was apparently not hurt, but Ramirez was taken to Herrin Hospital by Pope County EMS with serious injuries. A passenger in the Ramirez truck, 20-year-old Jasmine R. Reyna of Metropolis, was taken to an Evansville hospital with serious injuries. Two other passengers, 25-year-old Jereme C. Parker of Brookport, and 20-year-old Olivia Ramirez of Brookport, were taken to Heartland Medical Center in Marion by Johnson County EMS.
Everyone involved was wearing a seatbelt. Scarborough was cited for improper lane usage, DUI, and agrravated DUI with bodily harm.
The crash is still under investigation.