Crash on IL 37 South of West Frankfort Injures Marion Woman

WEST FRANKFORT – A Marion woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash in Franklin County Tuesday afternoon.

Franklin County Sheriff Don Jones says just before 2 p.m., 24-year-old Amanda M. Kroese was driving her car south on Route 37  at the county line south of West Frankfort and struck the rear of another vehicle driven by 19-year-old Thomas J. Broy of West Frankfort.

Broy had slowed and was attempting to make a left turn when he was struck from behind. He was not injured.

Kroese was ticketed for failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash. She was taken by ambulance to a local hospital for treatment of her injuries.