Mt. Vernon Register-News


Intersection accident

A two-vehicle accident shortly before 2 p.m. on Saturday at the intersection of Salem Road and Gaskins Alley resulted in this SUV landing on its top. Police said the motorist failed to stop at the intersection and was clipped by an eastbound vehicle. The second vehicle then struck a third vehicle, which was westbound on Gaskins. No injuries were reported.Several people dressed in costumes and other participants wore very little before entering into the cold waters of Rend Lake during the Law Enforcement Torch Run Polar Plunge on Saturday to benefit Special Olympics Illinois. RICK HAYES/REGISTER-NEWS

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