“Fatal Accident Near New Boston Claims Life of Janet L Bryant”

By | July 21, 2023



A tragic accident near New Boston has claimed the life of an 85-year-old woman from Illinois City. The incident occurred at Cottage Road and New Boston on Thursday morning, according to a press release from the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department. The driver was taken to Genesis Medical Center Aledo but was later pronounced dead. The deceased has been identified as Janet L Bryant.

In addition to the driver, there was a passenger in the vehicle who was also injured. They were transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. The Mercer County Sheriff’s Deputies were assisted at the scene by New Boston Ambulance, New Boston Fire, and Genesis Ambulance.

Car accidents can happen at any time and can have devastating consequences. It is a stark reminder of the importance of safe driving and being cautious on the roads. It is unclear at this time what caused the accident, but investigations are likely underway to determine the cause.

The loss of a loved one is always a difficult and heartbreaking experience. Our thoughts and condolences go out to the family and friends of Janet L Bryant during this challenging time. Losing a loved one in a car accident is especially tragic, and it serves as a reminder for all of us to prioritize safety on the roads.

Accidents like these serve as a reminder to cherish our time with loved ones and to be vigilant while driving. It is important to obey traffic laws, avoid distractions, and never drive under the influence of drugs or alcohol. By taking these precautions, we can help prevent accidents and keep ourselves and others safe on the road..