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Man and woman injured after motrocycle wreck

A man and woman are injured after a crash in Hamilton County.


Just before 1:00 AM Saturday morning, Curtis L. Goolsby was driving a black Buell Motorcycle southbound on IL Rt. 142 just North of Hamilton County Road 200N.


Goolsby is 44-years-old from Eldorado, Il. 

A curve in the road caused the motorcycle to go off the road, and hit a group of trees before flipping over.


Emergency crews took Goolsby to a local hospital by ambulance for treatment of major injuries. 

A passenger on the motorcycle, Misty D. Yarber, age 37 of Harrisburg, Illinois, also sustained major injuries and was flown from the scene to an Evansville, Indiana hospital for treatment of her injuries.

J & R Towing of McLeansboro removed the motorcycle from the scene.

Goolsby was cited for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, and Driving While License Revoked and Improper Lane Usage.

The investigation is ongoing.

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