Two-vehicle crash in Christopher sends drivers to hospital with major injuries

Two-vehicle crash in Christopher sends drivers to hospital with major injuries

CHRISTOPHER — A two-vehicle crash happened on Illinois 148 at Franklin Street north of Christopher Tuesday night.

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says a pickup truck, driven by 80-year-old Raymond D. Rogers of Mulkeytown, was driving north on 148 and attempted to negotiate a left turn. He turned into the path of another car going south driven by 22-year-old Sierra N. Ridgeway of Sesser.

Both drivers received major injuries and were taken by ambulance to a local hospital. Rogers was ticketed for making an improper turn.