WAYNE CO., IL. (WFIE) - Illinois State Police are investigating a two vehicle crash that left one driver with life threatening injuries.
It happened Wednesday evening on Illinois Route 15 about a half mile West of 2700 E. in Wayne Co.
Troopers say 55-year-old Thomas Leigh, of West Salem, was heading east in a pickup truck while 33-year-old Andrew Bangert, of Clay City, was heading west in a semi truck.
They believe Leigh crossed the center line and hit the semi.
Troopers say he ran off the road and down a steep embankment.
Leigh was taken to an area hospital by ambulance and then flown to another hospital.
Troopers say Bangert and his passenger were not hurt.