WHIG.com is reporting on a Monday afternoon traffic accident that sent a Camp Point teenager to the hospital.
The accident occurred at approximately 12:19 PM, at the entrance to John Wood Community College.
According to the Illinois State Police, Alicia Rennecker, 20, of Camp Point, was proceeding southbound on 48th Street when she stopped at the entrance to the college to make a left turn onto campus. At this same time, 18 year old Alize Hernandez, a resident of Barry, was also driving south on 48th. She failed to stop in time to avoid hitting Rennecker’s vehicle.
In the resulting crash, Rennecker was injured and needed to be hospitalized. At last report she was said to be in Blessing Hospital in fair condition.
Authorities have cited Hernandez for failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident.
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