Incident: Two-vehicle fatal crash
Route 136 near Logan County 1475 Avenue
Date, time: Jan. 7, approximately 9:16 a.m.
Assisting agencies: Logan County Sheriff's Department, Rural
Lincoln Fire and Rescue, Armington Fire and Rescue
Deceased male, 45,
Armington; driver of white 1991 Chevrolet
Mary A. Crismon,
46-year-old female, Armington; passenger in white 1991 Chevrolet
Gary W. Myers, 41-year-old male,
Bushnell; driver of gray 2007 Chevrolet
Gary W. Myers was driving a gray 2007 Chevrolet east on U.S.
Route 136 when he lost control of his vehicle on the ice-covered
bridge, approximately at Logan County 1475 Avenue. Myers crossed the
center line and entered the westbound lane into the path of a white
1991 Chevrolet driven by a 45-year-old male. Both vehicles came to
rest off the north side of the roadway.
The 45-year-old male was transported to OSF St. Joseph Medical
Center in Bloomington, where he was pronounced dead. Crismon and
Myers were transported to OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria
with non-life-threatening injuries.
The public is reminded that all individuals are presumed innocent
until charges are proven in a court of law.
[Text from file received from Illinois
State Police District 9]