December 24, 2017: Daily News Release
The following events occurred on Saturday, December 23rd, 2017:
Motor Vehicle Crash – Personal Injury:
At 5:50 PM, Deputies responded to County Highway S and State Highway 11, Town of Jefferson, for a two- vehicle accident with injuries. The investigation revealed that a vehicle operated by Vickie L. Gill, age 59, of Rock City, IL, stopped at the stop sign on County Highway S before continuing south across the intersection with State Highway 11. As Gill's vehicle crossed the roadway, her vehicle was struck by a westbound vehicle operated by Savanna L. Schaitel, age 18, of Janesville.
Gill reported wearing her seatbelt and sustained injuries in the crash. She declined treatment at the scene. Her vehicle sustained functional damage; there was no airbag deployment. The vehicle was driven from the scene. Gill was issued a citation for Failure to Yield Right of Way from a Stop Sign.
Schaitel reported wearing her seatbelt and sustained injuries in the crash. She was transported by ambulance to the Monroe Clinic Emergency Room for treatment. Her vehicle sustained disabling damage and the airbags deployed. The vehicle was towed from the scene. Schaitel was issued a citation for Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Insurance.
Motor Vehicle Crash – Property Damage:
A 7:12 PM, Deputies responded to the N7100 block of County Highway E, in the Town of Albany, for a one-vehicle crash. The investigation revealed that a vehicle operated by Victoria J. Grochola, age 61, of Albany, was southbound when she lost control of her vehicle while negotiating a curve. The vehicle entered the west ditch and struck a barbed wire fence. Grochola and her passenger reported wearing their seatbelts and were not injured in the crash. The vehicle sustained minor damage; there was no airbag deployment. The vehicle was pulled out of the ditch and driven from the scene. The owner of the fence was notified of the damage.
Nothing further to report.
Deputy Sheriff D. DeNure #21
Green County Sheriff’s Office