On Monday Night, the Taylorville Police were dispatched to a two vehicle crash on northbound Webster Street. Jessica D. Baird, 27 of Taylorville, was traveling south on Webster Street where a black Mustang driven by 90-year-old George W. King of Nokomis, IL cut across Baird’s lane of traffic to avoid a collision.
Baird applied her brakes to avoid hitting King and was still moving slowly when a police car struck her vehicle. King stated that the pulled out of the KFC parking lot to head south on Webster when he was struck by Baird. No injuries were reported.