3 hospitalized after crash on Route 148 in Franklin County, IL

3 hospitalized after crash on Route 148 in Franklin County, IL
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FRANKLIN COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - Three people received major injuries following a crash at the intersection of IL Route 148 and Park Street Road on Wednesday, July 4 at 7:10 a.m. in Franklin County, Illinois.

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According to Sheriff Don Jones, a Ford F250 pickup pulling a flatbed trailer driven by John McCrelles, of Ohatchee, Alabama was westbound on Park St. Rd. and failed to stop at the intersection. His truck hit a Chevrolet S-10 driven by Jonathan Hood, 22, of Tamaroa, Ill. who was southbound on IL 148.

McCrelles and Jeffrey Boatwright, 29, of Wellington, AL received major injuries and were taken to an area hospital by EMS.

Hood received major injuries and was taken by medical helicopter to a regional hospital.

The crash is under investigation and citations are pending, according to the sheriff.

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