Farmington man injured in crash west of Ottawa

Man taken to OSF St. Elizabeth following 2-vehicle crash on Dee Bennett Road

La Salle County Sheriff's Office

A 76-year-old Farmington man was taken to the Ottawa hospital after a two-vehicle crash Wednesday in the area of Dee Bennett and Koenig roads just west of Ottawa.

La Salle County Sheriff’s Office deputies said Amber R. Taliani, 28, of DePue was at the stop sign about 3 p.m. Wednesday on North Koenig Road when she entered the intersection at Dee Bennett Road. Her vehicle was struck on the passenger side, causing her to enter the northwest ditch and strike a stop sign, the sheriff’s office said.

William E. Holdridge, 76, of Farmington was traveling west on Dee Bennett Road. Holdridge went through the intersection and struck Taliani’s vehicle, deputies said. His vehicle continued through the intersection and came to rest in the north ditch of Dee Bennett Road. He was taken to OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center.

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