An Alton woman is jailed after allegedly intentionally running down another woman Monday night. Investigators say 20-year-old Ashley N. Ellison of the 1,000 block of Willard Street is charged with Attempted First Degree Murder, Failure to Report an Accident Involving Personal Injury, and two counts of Aggravated Battery after the incident in the 2,700 block of Sanford Avenue.
The incident was called in to Alton Police at 8:49pm. The 25-year-old victim, who is from South Roxana, was flown to a St. Louis Hospital. According to information provided by the Madison County State’s Attorney she is suffering from broken bones and bleeding on the brain. Ellison is being held on $500,000 bond.