Man Injured in Sunday Afternoon Crash in Rural Murphysboro

MURPHYSBORO – A crash in rural Murphysboro Sunday afternoon injured one person.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says 31-year-old William Wyatt was driving his SUV on Dallas Road north of Illinois Avenue when he ran off the road, overturned and struck a utility pole. His vehicle came to rest upright on the east side of the roadway.

Wyatt had to be extricated from the vehicle. He was taken by EMS to the emergency room due to his injuries.

The sheriff’s office says the crash is still under investigation. Charges are pending.