Two are sent to the hospital after a two vehicle personal injury crash in Dieterich Wednesday, January 18th around 3:07 PM. The accident occurred along the Dieterich Blacktop, Southbound, at approximately 1/4-mile north of County Road 900 North.
According to a recent press release from The Illinois State Police District 12, Jacob A. Sharp of Ingraham, IL (unit 1) was traveling south along the blacktop, while Andrew G. Herman of Olney, IL (unit 2) was traveling north along the same road.
Preliminary details indicate unit 1 had crossed over into the center line and side-swiped unit 2, causing unit 2 to run off the roadway. Unit 2 then came to a final rest overturned on its passenger side facing northbound in the east ditch. Unit 1 came to a final rest in the northbound lane facing east.
Both drivers were taken to the Clay County Hospital, while the driver of unit 1 was later flown to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN. Unit 1 was charged with improper lane usage.