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Vehicle Crash At Governor's Mansion

No injuries were reported after a vehicle crash at the Governor’s mansion in Springfield Friday night.  Illinois State Police responded to a one unit crash at the Executive Mansion at 410 East Jackson Street in Springfield Illinois, Friday May 17th at 8:23PM.  A 2010 Mercedes-Benz SUV driven by 87 year old Nils Thunman, a retired Vice Admiral from the Navy, crashed his vehicle into the west side wall of the grounds.  The crash happened when Thunman apparently pressed the accelerator by mistake.  No injuries were sustained and no citations were issued.  

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