Driver Injured after Highway 148 Rollover Crash

MT. VERNON – A single vehicle rollover accident Friday morning left the driver injured. The vehicle was southbound on Illinois Route 148 at approximately 10:45 a.m. when after crossing a railroad intersection, left the roadway through a ditch, colliding with a utility pole, and eventually a cedar tree near the intersection with Wells Bypass. The driver was taken to SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital after being extricated from the vehicle.  The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Mt. Vernon Police Department, Jefferson County Fire Protection District, and Litton’s Ambulance all responded to the scene.