Bluff City, IL-(Effingham Radio)- A Brownstown man was transported, via Air Evac, to St. John’s Hospital, in Springfield, IL; after a crash that occurred in Fayette County.
A report states that the accident occurred at approximately 3:56 P.M., on July 09, 2018.
Preliminary investigation shows that a vehicle driven by 22 year old, Eric C. Gurtner, of Brownstown, IL was traveling south on Fayette CR 1200E; just south of CR 1900N (north of Bluff City).
Gurtner lost control of his vehicle, south of the intersection, exited the roadway to the right, crossed the ditch, then struck an embankment; which caused the vehicle to go airborne and the driver was ejected.
The vehicle driven by Gurtner then overturned and came to rest on a pasture fence.
Charges are still pending an investigation.