Motorcycle driver injured in crash with car in Murphysboro, IL

Motorcycle driver injured in crash with car in Murphysboro, IL

MURPHYSBORO, IL (KFVS) - The Jackson County Sheriff's Department responded to a crash on Monday, Sept. 29 involving a car and a motorcycle on Highway 127 at Ava Road in Murphysboro, Illinois.

According to the initial investigation, deputies say witness statements allege that William Beers, 62, of Collinsville, Ill., was driving a 2002 Harley Davidson motorcycle north on Hwy. 127 when he was hit in the side by a 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier driven by Laurie Wallace, 53, of Pomona, Ill.

Beers was taken to a Murphysboro hospital and later flown to a St. Louis hospital to be treated for his injuries.

Deputies say Wallace was uninjured. They say she was cited for failure to yield.

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