Three Vehicle Accident On Rt. 127 Wednesday

A three-vehicle crash occurred on Illinois Rt. 127 at Emerald Road, north of Carlyle in Clinton County, at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Emergency service personnel were sent to the scene, however the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department reported there were no injuries.

The drivers were identified as Kylee Kidd, age 19, of Greenville; Chad Hilmes, age 29 of Keyesport; and Michael Nobe, age 33, of Okawville.

The sheriff’s department advised Kidd was driving a car southbound on Rt. 127, and allegedly struck the rear of the Hilmes pickup truck, which was stopped, waiting to turn onto Emerald Road.

The impact caused the Kidd car to go into the northbound lane where it collided with Nobe’s pickup truck, which was northbound on Rt. 127.