Joliet Woman Killed in Crash on Center Street
The Joliet women's children were also injured in the Tuesday night wreck at Center and Division streets.
A Joliet woman was killed in a two-car collision on Center Street Tuesday night.
Jessica Jefferies, 33, was pronounced dead in the Provena St. Joseph Medical Center emergency room at 9:18 p.m.
Jefferies two children, ages 8 and 4, were taken to Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox. They suffered minor injuries, police said.
Jefferies T-boned a car driven by a Joliet man heading north on Center Street about 8 p.m., police said.
Jefferies was driving west on Division Street and stopped for a stop sign, police said. She then either attempted to turn left or to cross Center Street, and collided with the northbound car.
The driver of the other vehicle was also taken to Silver Cross Hospital where he was treated for a broken rib.
While he was at the hospital, the other driver underwent a blood draw. A test performed on his blood showed no signs of drugs or alcohol, police said.