Du Quoin man injured in one-vehicle crash

Du Quoin man injured in one-vehicle crash

PERRY COUNTY — A Du Quoin man was injured in a one vehicle crash in Perry County early Sunday morning.

Illinois State Police say at 1:30 a.m., 25-year-old Jerel Holmes was driving east on Route 152 just east of the intersection with Butternut Road when his vehicle traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree. After striking the tree, the vehicle overturned and Holmes was ejected.

Holmes was taken to Marshal Browning Hospital in Du Quoin with serious injuries. He was later transferred to a St. Louis area hospital.

No charges have been filed at this time. The cause of the crash was driving too fast for conditions/improper lane usage.