Man receives serious injuries in Perry County crash

PERRY COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - A man received serious injuries in a Perry County, Illinois crash on Friday evening.

It happened on Route 127.

State police say a St. Louis driver lost control of his Ford Explorer near Cottontail Road.

The vehicle overturned in a shallow creek bed, and 60-year-old Dale Benz was ejected from the SUV.

Benz was transported to a Pinckneyville hospital, and was later airlifted to a St. Louis hospital where he was listed in serious condition.

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