Two individuals were injured in a crash that occurred Friday afternoon on Route 40 in Fayette County. Illinois State Police reports indicate a vehicle driven by Mary V. Schilling was traveling eastbound on Route 40—about one quarter mile east of CR 1950. State Police say a vehicle driven by Rodney Ireland was stopped on Route 40 due to road work. State Police say Schilling’s vehicle struck Ireland’s vehicle in the rear and Schilling’s vehicle then left the roadway. Both individuals were taken to Fayette County Hospital for treatment of injuries. The accident occurred at 2:11 pm on Friday afternoon.