2 seriously hurt after crash in rural Murphysboro - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

2 seriously hurt after crash in rural Murphysboro

Posted: Updated:
MURPHSYBORO, IL (KFVS) - A Murphysboro man had to be airlifted to a St. Louis hospital after a crash that injured two people Sunday morning.

The wreck happened shortly after 6:20 a.m. on Old Route 13, just west of Wides Road in rural Murphysboro.

According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, 32-year-old Daniel Spencer and 34-year-old Malcolm Sanders of Carbondale had to be extricated from the car. They suffered serious injuries in the crash.

Officers say the car left the road and went down a steep embankment hitting a number of trees.

Both were taken by ambulance to an area hospital and Spencer was later airlifted to a St. Louis hospital.

Old Route 13 was down to one lane for 1 1/2 hours.

The crash is still being investigated.

The Murphysboro Pomona Summerset Township Fire Department assisted the sheriff's office.

Copyright 2014 KFVS. All rights reserved.
Powered by WorldNow

310 Broadway
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

FCC Public File
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KFVS12. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.