An Altamont man was injured in an accident that occurred on I-57 north of Salem at shortly before 9:15pm on Friday.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police, 46 year old Levi W. Boggs was traveling northbound on I-57 when his vehicle left the roadway and entered the median. It then struck a raised culvert and became airborne. It overturned, coming to a rest on it’s wheels. First responders found Boggs in the floorboard of the backseat of his vehicle. He was taken to Salem Area Hospital where he was then flown the St Louis University Hospital for treatment.
Boggs was ticketed for improper lane usage and failure to wear a seat belt.