Woman injured in Crystal Lake accident

CRYSTAL LAKE – A 27-year-old woman was taken to the hospital in good condition Saturday after her vehicle flipped over in a car accident at the intersection of Route 14 and Teckler Boulevard, police said.

About 1 p.m. Amy Sterne of Crystal Lake was in her Ford Escape in the middle of the intersection facing east waiting to turn left onto Teckler.

When she turned left, Michael Gilmer, 59, of Woodstock, who was driving a blue Toyota Camry west on Route 14, struck Sterne’s vehicle, Sgt. Paul Olszak said.

Sterne’s Escape flipped over, Olszak said.

She was taken to Centegra Hospital – Woodstock for observation in good condition, Olszak said.

Olszak said Sterne will be cited for failure to yield.

Traffic at the intersection was tied up for 30 to 40 minutes.

– Joseph Bustos

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