2 INJURED IN ACCIDENT ON TUESDAY
A two-vehicle accident sent two Greenville residences to the hospital Tuesday afternoon. According to police, Merle D. Schmollinger age 58 of Stubblefield Road, and his passenger Bruce Reeves age 31 of Willard Street, were both taken by ambulance to Greenville Regional Hospital following that accident at 3:47PM Tuesday.
Police say Margaret H Willis, age 20 of Edwardsville, was driving her Ford F2X southbound on 3rd Street, and Schmollinger was eastbound on Franklin in his Chevrolet Silverado. The Willis car hydroplaned on the wet road coming into the curve in front of Shank Real Estate, and crossed into the path of Schmollinger's truck striking the truck in the front drivers side.
ACCIDENT PICTURE WILLIS AND SCHMOLLINGER VEHICLES
ALLEGED HIT AND RUN LEADS TO ANOTHER ACCIDENT
Just after midnight last night, the Bond County Sheriff's Department got a call to assist the Madison County Sheriff's department in finding an alleged hit and run suspect. A Bond County deputy spotted the truck they were looking for, and shortly thereafter the truck left the road at Taylor Street in Sorento and hit a tree. According to Sheriff Jeff Brown the trucks driver, Billy Stephens age 50 of Sorento, was injured and arched to St. Louis. Shoal Creek and Greenville firefighters were called to the accident.
4-H DAY WITH THE CARDINALS
4-H Day was recently celebrated at Busch Stadium and several Bond County 4-H members and their families attended the game and participated in activities. Bond County members were part of the group of 2,300 4-H members, families and University of Illinois staff who paraded around Busch Stadium. Local 4-H members proudly carried their Bond County 4-H Banner. Karissa Woody, daughter of Gregg and Karen Woody of Mulberry Grove, was the Bond County winner in the Cardinals Raffle, winning tickets for four to a Cardinal's game.