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Golf cart vs. motorcycle crash in Jackson Co., IL injures 2

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)

The Illinois State Police is reporting that two people were injured in a crash involving a golf cart and a motorcycle in Jackson County, Illinois on Tuesday, September 6.

The crash occurred around 10 a.m. Tuesday on IL Rt. 149 at Mileur Orchard Road. 

A preliminary investigation revealed that Howard F. Mileur, 61, of Murphysboro, Illinois, was driving a golf cart southbound in a private driveway when attempted to cross IL Rt. 149.

Sean S. Garner, 45, of Murphysboro, Illinois, was driving a motorcycle westbound on IL Rt. 149 when he attempted to pass a vehicle in a no passing zone. Mileur entered the roadway and failed to yield the right of way to Garner, who then struck Mileur.

The drivers of both units were ejected.

Gardner was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Murphysboro and was then airlifted to St. Louis University Hospital and sustained major, non-life threatening injuries.

Mileur sustained minor injuries and refused treatment at scene.

Mileur was cited for failure to yield. Gardner was cited for disobeying no passing zone.

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