Woman injured in Monday car crash in Irvington

WASHINGTON COUNTY — A one-vehicle crash Monday afternoon in Washington County sent a 57-year-old woman to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

According to the Illinois State Police, Janet A. Beckmeyer was driving her 2012 Ford Explorer southbound on U.S. Highway 51 around 12:30 p.m. Monday, when she reportedly ran off the road at Seventh Street in Irvington. Her vehicle struck roadway signs and a ditch culvert. The Explorer continued into a field for approximately 50 feet where it finally came to rest.

Beckmeyer was transported by ambulance to SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.