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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Minor injuries in spate of Sunday wrecks

  • Wildlife, intoxicants and fast driving contributed to a series of accidents throughout Saline County Sunday. Saline County Sheriff's Office handled three accidents and Illinois State Police handled one.
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  • Wildlife, intoxicants and fast driving contributed to a series of accidents throughout Saline County Sunday. Saline County Sheriff's Office handled three accidents and Illinois State Police handled one.
    Masonic Cemetery Road
    Misty D. Biggs, 39, and her passenger, James A. Biggs, 45, both of Galatia, received non-life-threatening injuries Sunday night and were transported to Harrisburg Medical Center following a crash on Masonic Cemetery Road near Raleigh.
    At about 9:11 p.m., Biggs lost control of her 1995 Toyota Avalon and drove off the roadway into a wooded area just east of Parker Road, according to a release from Illinois State Police.
    Biggs was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and driving while license suspended.
    Assisting the State Police was the Saline County Sheriff's Department, Eldorado Fire Department, Med Force Ambulance, and Jone's Towing.
    Raleigh
    Dylan T. Davis, 1620 N. Battleford Road, Carrier Mills, drove into a ditch and rolled his 1995 Jeep Wrangler 7:03 p.m. Sunday, July 14, according to a Saline County Sheriff's Office accident report.
    Davis was charged with failure to reduce speed in an accident. Davis was driving south on state Route 34 just prior to the Raleigh curve when he encountered an southbound vehicle paused to turn left onto Bethel Creek Road, according to the accident report.
    He could not stop in time to avoid colliding with the vehicle and swerved right into the ditch and rolled over. Davis and a passenger in his vehicle were transported to Harrisburg Medical Medical Center for non-life-threatening injuries.
    Wasson coyote
    No injuries occurred when Daniel M. Curry, 39, 2510 Wasson Road, Harrisburg, hit a coyote at 5:59 p.m. Sunday July 14 on Wasson Road.
    Curry was driving his 2012 Harley Davidson eastbound on Wasson Road when a coyote crossed his path, according to a Saline County Sheriff's Office accident report.
    The motorcycle sustained front-end damage when it struck the coyote, but Curry was spared any injury. Saline County Sheriff's Office filed no charges.
    Lindale fawn
    A fawn crossed Lindale Road in front of Caitlyn N. Collins' 2006 Honda Civic at 6:48 p.m. Sunday, July 14 in Saline County, causing her to crash.
    Collins swerved to avoid the deer and rolled over in a ditch beside the road, according to a Saline County Sheriff's Office accident report. Collins was not injured.
    No charges were filed.

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