Fairfield woman injured in one-vehicle crash

WAYNE COUNTY — A Fairfield woman was involved in a single-vehicle crash in Wayne County just before 5:30 Monday afternoon.

According to Illinois State Police, 18-year-old Amber L. Lyon was driving her SUV east on Wayne County Highway 18, about three-tenths of a mile west of Wayne County Road 875E, when her vehicle left the roadway to the south and struck a ditch embankment before overturning.

An ambulance took Lyon to an area hospital for treatment of injuries she sustained in the crash. Lyon was wearing her seat belt when the crash happened.

Lyon was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.