Woman dies after rollover crash on Old Route 54

Woman dies after rollover crash on Old Route 54. (WICS)

Illinois State Police said a woman involved in a rollover crash on Old Route 54, near Farley Road, Wednesday night was transported to a hospital for injuries and later died.

The driver, Carolyn Rodgers, was a 75-year-old female from Springfield, according to police.

The Sangamon County Coroner, Cinda Edwards, said she was pronounced deceased at Memorial Medical Center's Emergency Room at 4:59 p.m.

An autopsy was conducted in Springfield Thursday morning and her preliminary cause of death is from injuries sustained in the accident.

The crash was a rollover and the woman was entrapped until officials arrived on scene.

Police responded around 4 p.m. No other passengers or vehicles were involved in the crash.

Further testing performed at the autopsy is still pending.

The crash is still under investigation.


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