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Two Seriously Injured in Car vs. Motorcycle Crash in Hamilton County

MCLEANSBORO – Two people were injured in a car versus motorcycle accident in Hamilton County Wednesday evening.

According to Illinois State Police, just after 6 p.m. 22-year-old Tyler Morris of Carmi was on his motorcycle traveling west on Illinois 14 just west of County Road 1100 East in McLeansboro Township as an SUV driven by 41-year-old Mary C. Shirley of Carmi was also traveling in the same area.

As Morris traveled into the eastbound lane to negotiate a curve, he struck the front of Shirley’s vehicle in the eastbound lane. Both drivers were airlifted to a regional hospital with serious injuries.

No further information is available at this time.