A McLeansboro couple, along with three minors were involved in an accident last night on Rte. 142 south of McLeansboro. Sarah M., 32 and Tyrel K. McFarland, 39, of McLeansboro. were westbound in a 2018 NIssan on the Norris City Road approaching Ill. Rte. 142 at approximately 10:34 p.m. when they failed to stop at the stop sign and traveled across Rte. 142 and struck a ditch. All but one were transported to a local area hospital with minor injuries. Tyrel McFarland had no injuries. A 10 year old juvenile male, a 12 year old juvenile female and a 13 year old juvenile female, all of McLeansboro were in the car
The driver, Sarah McFarland, was cited for disobeying a stop sign, driving while license suspended and operating an uninsured vehicle. Tyrel McFarland was arrested on a felony warrant out of Indiana.