Driver in Crash Near Kinmundy After Medical Episode


Published on December 21 2021 2:14 pm
Last Updated on December 21 2021 2:14 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

A crash was reported about 9am Monday on I-57 near Blomberg Road outside Kinmundy.

State police report a SUV driven by 51-year-old Kenneth Thomas of Peoria was traveling northbound on I-57 when Thomas suffered a medical episode, and his vehicle left the roadway to the right. The unit crossed through a ditch, went through several fences, and eventually struck a tree located on the property of a residence along Blomberg Road in Kinmundy. 

Thomas was taken to an area hospital for treatment. He was cited for improper lane usage.