WASHINGTON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - The ISP is investigating a single-vehicle crash in Washington County, Illinois that sent one man to the hospital on Wednesday, Nov. 23.
Authorities say the crash occurred around 4 p.m. Wednesday on I-64 westbound at milepost 52 in Washington County.
A preliminary investigation revealed that a 35-year-old Mount Vernon man was traveling westbound on I-64 near milepost 52. He failed to negotiate a left hand curve and ran off of the north side of the Interstate and struck a tree.
The driver sustained serious injuries and was transported by ambulance to a St. Louis area hospital. Authorities are withholding the victim's name pending family notification.
The vehicle also sustained major damage and was towed from the scene.