Vandalia Man Injured in Crash Friday Evening

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Published on September 14 2013 12:52 pm
Last Updated on September 14 2013 12:52 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

A Vandalia man was injured in a crash Friday evening.

20-year-old Zachary Willis was traveling on US 51 at the junction with US 40 east of Vandalia when his vehicle left the roadway at a high rate of speed and struck a tree.

Willis was hurt and was taken to Fayette County Hospital in Vandalia and then was airlifted to St. John's Hospital in Springfield.

Willis was cited for several offenses in the crash including DUI, speeding, improper lane usage, driving while his license is suspended, possession of alcohol by someone under 21 and no insurance.

The crash occurred at 6:47pm.