Icy Roads Cause Multiple Mercer County Accidents Sunday Evening

Icy road conditions early Sunday evening kept the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department very busy. There were at least seven different accidents. Six occurred on U.S. 67 and one occurred on Illinois Route 17. All were during the 6 o’clock hour Sunday night. One of the accidents was a rollover crash with a juvenile driver suffering multiple injuries. The others involved vehicles sliding into the ditch.