A two vehicle accident occurred around 9 a.m. on IL15, just east of Nashville.
According to the Illinois State Police of District 13, preliminary investigative details indicate a 2016 Toyota Camry, driven by Holly Reinheimer, 28, of Freeburg, was eastbound and a 2017 Chevrolet Equinox, driven by Jane Pelczynski, 72, of Ashley, westbound, both on Illinois Route 15 approximately 0.2 mile west of Beacoup Township Road, Washington County.
The Toyota was attempting to pass multiple vehicles when the driver lost control of the vehicle.
The Toyota and Chevrolet struck each other with the driver’s side of each vehicle. The Chevrolet overturned, coming to final rest on the North side of the roadway.
The Toyota left the roadway to the North before coming to final rest.
Pelczynski was flown from the scene to a regional hospital with major injuries.
Reinheimer was cited for improper passing and failure to reduce speed.