CUMBERLAND COUNTY, IL-(Effingham Radio)- One person was injured in an accident that occurred in Cumberland County on Monday morning.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police, the accident occurred on I-57 northbound at milepost 179 at 4:35am.
The report states that a semi tractor-trailer driven by 51 year old, Mickey Yount, of Cape Girardeau, Missouri was traveling northbound on I-57.
Yount advised officials that at the time a truck veered into his lane and Yount attempted to avoid the vehicle by driving into the median.
Yount lost control of the vehicle after entering the median and veered back across the roadway into the right ditch, coming to a rest.
Yount sustained injuries and was taken to Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospital in Mattoon.