Driver and Passenger Cited Following I-172 On Ramp Crash
A pickup truck crash early Wednesday morning results in serious injuries for the passenger and charges against the driver and the passenger.
Illinois State Police say a pickup truck driven by 47 year old Lonnie Rife of Carbondale went off the northbound entrance ramp from I-72 to I-172 at 5:16 a-m. The pickup overturned. A passenger—Nathan Rife—sustained serious injuries and was taken to Blessing Hospital in Quincy for treatment. Troopers say Lonnie Rife was issued a citation for obstruction of justice… DUI… driving while revoked… illegal transportation of alcohol and improper lane usage. Citations were issued to Nathan Rife for obstructing justice and illegal transportation of alcohol.