Herrin firefighters say there were two people in a silver minivan when it drove into a ditch on Herrin Street at 35th.
The passenger was injured and was taken by Williamson County paramedics to an area hospital.
Officers say the driver did not appear to be injured. The driver was up and walking and made a statement to police after crews arrived, firefighters said.
Traffic was temporarily slowed but has since returned to normal. Emergency crews have left the scene.
The driver admitted that a distraction is what caused him to veer off the road, firefighter said. No word yet on what that distraction was.
Williamson County sheriff's deputies, Herrin police, the Herrin Fire Department, and the Williamson County EMS responded to this incident.
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