One person was injured in an accident that occurred 4 miles south of Lawrenceville at 1:22am on Sunday.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police, 58 year old, Mike R. Medler, of Allendale was traveling eastbound on Lawrence County Road 710N, just east of CR 1290E, when he ran off the roadway to the right. Medler then over-corrected and slid sideways, leaving the roadway to the left. The vehicle overturned multiple times and Medler was ejected. He was taken to the Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes and was later transported to St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville for treatment.
Medler is being charged with driving while under the influence of alcohol, improper lane usage, and failure to wear a seatbelt.