Local News

Yesterday morning there was a three vehicle accident in the intersection of Park and Cherokee Street in Taylorville.

Zachary C. Cunningham 26 of Taylorville was going west on East Park Street in when he approached the intersection of Park and Cherokee Street.

Cunningham said he had the green light and proceeded into the intersection when Rebecca L. Hoskins 40 of Taylorville drove in front of him.

Cunningham said he struck Hoskins, and then struck Thomas G. Harris 22 of Taylorville who was stopped at the intersection.

Hoskins said she had the green light and was headed north on Cherokee Street when Cunningham hit her on the driver's side of her 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer. Hoskins said she tried to avoid Harris, but couldn't get her vehicle to turn.

Hoskins 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer was towed from the scene of the accident and there were some injuries to two teenage juveniles in Hoskins vehicle.


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