Brighton Woman Injured
Tue, 04 Feb 2014 10:23:07 CST
A Brighton woman was seriously injured in a single vehicle accident Sunday in Jersey County.
According to Illinois State Police, 41 year old Tamara Beachum was driving a 2006 Ford Fusion northbound on Oak Rest Road when she lost control of the vehicle at 8:03pm and the car left the roadway, struck a tree and came to rest in a driveway on Welsh Lane.
The driver was transported to Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis for treatment of serious injuries.
State Police charged Beachum with DUI, illegal transportation of alcohol and driving to fast for conditions.
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