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At 9:08 p.m., a car driven by Heather R. Owens, 42, of Taylorville, was headed southbound on Illinois Route 29 when a deer crossed the highway and was struck. There was major damage to the front end of the car. Both the driver and passenger declined medical attention. The vehicle was towed from the scene.
A Taylorville man was cited following an accident at 2:14 p.m. in the 500 block of South Main. According to the police report, an SUV driven by Garret L. Austin, 55, of Taylorville was northbound on Main and ran into the back end of a car driven by Mark G. Passoni, 62, of Taylorville, which was also northbound. There was front end damage to the Austin vehicle and rear end damage to the Passoni car. Austin was cited by police for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and operating an uninsured vehicle.
At 8:40 a.m., in the 800 block of North Silver, a car driven by Heather R. Lassard, no age given, of Taylorville, was backing out of a driveway and struck the trailer being pulled by a vehicle driven by John R. Adams, 68, of Taylorville. There was minor damage to both vehicles. Lassoed was ticketed for failure to yield from a private drive and driving with a suspended license.
Tully Griham, 45, Springfield, was arrested by deputies on a failure to appear in court warrant for driving while license suspended.
Nick Shelley, 48, Decatur, was arrested by deputies for domestic battery.