Dix man involved in motorcycle crash

Dix man involved in motorcycle crash

JEFFERSON COUNTY — A Dix man was involved in a motorcycle crash in Jefferson County Saturday night.

Illinois State Police say just before 8:50, 58-year-old James D. Patton was driving his motorcycle west on Violet Road approaching Illinois 37 when he lost control in the loose gravel and overturned. Patton was ejected from the motorcycle.

Patton sustained major injuries and was taken by ambulance to Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.

ISP says charges are pending.