What is described as a near head-on crash south of Brighton Sunday evening has resulted in a number of charges against the driver of one of the vehicles. A total of four people were checked for various injuries after the two-vehicle crash, but the extent of any injuries are not known.
According to the police report, 31-year-old Eric S. Brown of Granite City is charged with a traffic sign violation, Improper Use of Registration, Driving on a Suspended or Revoked Driver’s License, and Operating an Uninsured Motor Vehicle. The accident happened on State Route 111 near the Oak Rest Road intersection. The Jersey County Sheriff got the 9-1-1 call just after 6:30pm.