Scheller Man Hurt in SUV / Motorcycle Crash South of Waltonville

Scheller Man Hurt in SUV / Motorcycle Crash South of Waltonville

JEFFERSON COUNTY — A 44-year-old Scheller man was injured Sunday afternoon when an SUV reportedly struck the rear of the motorcycle he was riding on Illinois Route 148 just south of Waltonville.

According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, around 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Robert Wilson was heading eastbound on Route 18 when he stopped and was waiting to make a turn.

An SUV driven by 20-year-old Maggie Sanders, of DuQuoin, was also headed eastbound but couldn’t stop in time and struck Wilson’s motorcycle from behind.

Wilson was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon for treatment.