ACCIDENT LEAVES LOCAL MAN IN CRITICAL CONDITION
A serious accident Tuesday morning sent a local man to a St. Louis hospital. According to the Illinois State Police, around 10:48 a.m. a pickup and a semi-truck were involved in an accident on Keyesport Road about three miles east of Route 127, near McKendree Chapel Cemetery. The driver of the pickup was airlifted to St. Louis University Hospital and at the latest report, he was in critical condition.
MORE DETAILS ON RED BALL ACCIDENT
More details have become available on the single vehicle accident on Red Ball Trail Friday night. According to the Bond County Sherriff’s department 16 year old Whitney Reymond of Greenville was traveling southbound on Red Ball Trail just south of Deer Lane when, while negotiating a turn, the driver lost control of the truck and struck a utility pole. The truck then drove through a ditch, went back on the road way and crossed to the other side. The truck then left the roadway again and flipped 2 or 3 times before striking a tree and coming to rest. Greenville firemen extricated Reymond from the truck by cutting the roof off. Reymond was taken to Greenville Regional Hospital with serious injuries and later was transported to a hospital in St. Louis.