Missouri Man Injured in Crash on Interstate Near Neoga
Published on February 11 2013 4:27 pm
Last Updated on July 14 2013 4:07 pm
Written by Greg Sapp
An Essex, Missouri, man was injured in a crash early Monday morning near Neoga.
The crash occurred at 4:31am on I-57 northbound, two miles north of Neoga. State police say 33-year-old Joseph Marrs lost control of his car, which ran off the roadway and struck a tree.
Marrs was injured and was taken to Carle Hospital in Urbana for treatment.
Marrs was arrested on counts of DUI, improper lane usage, not wearing a seat belt, operating a vehicle with an expired registration, improper use of registration, and illegal transportation of alcohol.
Authorities are also investigating a loaded handgun found in the vehicle.