2 hospitalized after high-speed DUI motorcycle crash in Franklin Co., IL

2 hospitalized after high-speed DUI motorcycle crash in Franklin Co., IL
Two people received major injuries after a high-speed motorcycle crash in Franklin County, Illinois. (Source: KFVS)

FRANKLIN COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - Two people received major injuries after a high-speed motorcycle crash in Franklin County, Illinois.

It happened on May 10, just before 7:45 p.m. on South Rend City Road north of Rend Lake Dam Road, according to the sheriff's office.

The driver of the 2003 Harley Davidson motorcycle failed to negotiate a curve and the bike left the road and threw the drivers off.

Dylan Morris, 24, of Thompsonville received major injuries and had to be flown by medical helicopter to a regional hospital for treatment.

The passenger, Lyla Wyant, 21, of Thompsonville was taken by ambulance to an area hospital with major injuries.

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The crash is still under investigation. Investigators said he is expected to be charged with aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol, driving while license revoked, leaving the scene of a personal injury crash and failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash.

The driver and passenger were not wearing a helmet.

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