MARION COUNTY, IL — A single-vehicle crash injured two near Patoka Wednesday.
50-year-old Robby Pearson was heading northbound on U.S. 51 south of Clinton Avenue when his car drifted off the road to the right side, went into a ditch, struck a culvert, and overturned. Pearson and his 50-year-old passenger Melinda Blades are both residents of Taylorville. They were taken to an area hospital with injuries.
Robby Pearson was cited for improper lane usage by the Illinois State Police who were on scene and reported the crash.