Texas Man Injured In Motorcycle Accident

(WEST FRANKFORT, IL) — A Marshall, Texas man was involved in a motorcycle crash just after 11 Saturday morning on I-57 in Franklin County. According to Illinois State Police, 42-year-old Joshua hall was going  north on I-57 near milepost 65, the West Frankfort exit –  when he  was unable to slow down for heavy traffic in front of him and steered  away to avoid hitting the vehicle in front of him. Hall lost control of his motorcycle and was ejected causing major injuries to him. Hall was taken to a local hospital. The West Frankfort Fire Department assisted Illinois State Police with the crash. The left lane of I-57 was shut down for 30 minutes during the investigation. No charges were filed.