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Raleigh Man Injured in Wednesday Night Crash in White County

CARMI – One person was injured in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday night in White County.

According to Illinois State Police, 26-year-old Jonathan C. Gilbert of Raleigh was driving his pickup truck south on Illinois Route 1 at County Road 550 East and stopped for a construction stop light which was red at the time of the crash.

Gilbert activated his hazard lights and got out of his truck due to vehicle issues. He was walking around his truck when another pickup truck driven by 45-year-old Bill W. Van of Carmi struck the rear of Gilbert’s truck.

Gilbert was taken to an area hospital with serious injuries.

ISP says charges are pending investigation.