1 Injured in Franklin County Crash
FRANKLIN COUNTY -- A central Illinois man was injured in a Wednesday morning traffic crash in Franklin County.
It happened around 7:45 a.m. Wednesday on Route 14 at Thompsonville Road.
Franklin County Sheriff Don Jones says a pickup truck pulling a trailer was northbound on Thompsonville Road when it ran a stop sign and pulled onto Route 14 into the path of an oncoming car. The car hit the trailer that was loaded with construction materials.
The driver of the car, Cortez A. Brown, 40, of Decatur, suffered major injuries and was flown from the scene to an Evansville, Indiana hospital for treatment.
Jones says the driver of the pickup truck, Vernon L. Williams, 53, of Pittsburg, was not injured and was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and disobeying a stop sign.
Wind: 3 MPH
Humidity: 68 %