Police searching for woman after Springfield Road accident

By WEEK Producer

June 30, 2014 Updated Jun 30, 2014 at 9:54 PM CDT

TAZEWELL COUNTY, Ill. -- Tazewell County Sheriff's deputies are looking for the driver of a car that swerved into a ditch on Springfield Road late this morning.

According to a passer-by, the vehicle driven by a woman was traveling north on Springfield Road heading towards Route 9.

The witness said the woman first swerved into the ditch on the right side of the road before swerving back across the road and landing in the ditch on the left.

He said he stopped to make sure the driver was okay when the woman go out and ran into the cornfield.

Deputies on the scene would not comment.

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