Single Vehicle Accident

On 09/06/17 at approximately 2248 hours Deputies responded to a single vehicle accident in the 9000 block of West Illinois Route 72. An investigation revealed a Westbound Toyota van being driven by Amanda Anderson, age 18 of Forreston, left the South edge of the roadway. The van continued through the ditch approximately 200 feet before striking a tree. The Driver was extracted for the vehicle by Leaf River EMS and appeared to have non-life threating injuries. Byron EMS assisted at the scene. The accident remains under investigation.