Man seriously hurt in White Co., IL crash

Man seriously hurt in White Co., IL crash

WHITE CO., Ill. (WFIE) - Illinois State Police say there was a one car crash in White County early Sunday morning.

They say it happened shortly before 6:30 a.m. on the Interstate 64 off ramp to the Skeeter Mountain rest area.

Troopers say four people from Marion, IL, were all in the car.

They say the driver failed to negotiate a turn, and the car went off the road, slid down an embankment, and hit a tree. 

Troopers say the car spun around backwards and slid into a concrete culvert.

One of the passengers, a 20-year-old man, was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

Troopers say the driver was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

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